I've told my kids on many occasions, in any situation - Even a job interview or car purchase, sometimes all there is left is entertainment value. So you may as well have fun with the situation. It's an attitude like that - My attitude, that gets me into trouble in places with funny people to … Continue reading Oberlin Revisited.
It's been quite some time since I've been to the big apple. Most of my travel keeps me clear of the northeast corridor, thank God. There's not much I like about that region. So I wasn't thrilled when the word came down NYC may be in my plans. In the past, I'd take the shuttle … Continue reading New York, NY. If you can make it there…ahh…screw it.
One of the funny things about DC is that I grew up here, But then I moved. So I look at it differently now, like a foreigner . Fall and Spring are the best times to hit this city. In the spring you have the cherry blossoms, as well as crab apple, apple, pear, and … Continue reading Washington DC
"How was your flight?" "Great. Just Great. Two hours next to the motors in a clapped out DC-9 thanks to Mr. Smoking-Section here" That was a conversation that I had with one of my oldest friends when he arrived from the airport for my wedding 27 years ago, Which went through my head has I … Continue reading San Antonio. What the hell happened here?
I don't normally write about vacation trips. More often than not, we're traveling to meet friends or family and it's gauche to kvetch on a blog when you've had a great week, other than the abject misery it took to get there and back. I had a brush with that awhile ago, involving the clash … Continue reading Broken Bow OK, The end of the trail of tears.
It's been nearly two years since I finished treatment. I had a scan this month, which was clear. Again. And I'm gearing up to cut loose a slew of my medical entourage. Partly because they provide nearly no value, and partly, thanks to my insurance, I pay more out of pocket. So, I'll be cutting … Continue reading Two years on. SitRep…
Our pro services group decided to spare one of our coastal guys a day of misery, and asked me to go to Kansas instead. This is the first time I've been tasked with a job in the central/mountain region. The very area they were happy to have me fill in from time to time. Wichita … Continue reading Wichita, Kansas