Tag Archives: Travel

Random Pic: Looking Up In City Hall

View from ground floor looking up in City Hall, Milwaukee, Wis.

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Random Pic: Get Yer Bitcoin Here

Bitcoin truck, LaGuardia Place, NYC.

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“I Didn’t Know That Was A Cover!” | Six Hit Songs And Their Less-Famous Predecessors

Besides provoking what must be social media’s longest, broadest, and in some cases most over-the-top collective wake (still in progress), Prince’s death served as a reminder to casual fans that the most popular version of a song isn’t always the … Continue reading

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Palermo Is A Real Rush

I almost cut short my visit to Palermo. It is an exhausting city. It is a noisy, dirty, chaotic, exhausting city. Motorbikes whiz past with reckless abandon, streets collect puddles of fish-water from frenzied seafood markets, garbage piles up on … Continue reading

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Random Pic: Legal Tender

At the counter of a liquor store in Jersey City, NJ.

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Random Pic: Your Chariot Awaits

Wedding carriage, Catania, Sicily, 2015.

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Travelin’ Playlist Essentials – Come Fly With Me

“Weather-wise, it’s such a lovely day / Just say the words and we’ll beat the birds back to Acapulco Bay.” Is there a more exuberant song about jet age travel than “Come Fly With Me”? Was there a better voice … Continue reading

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The Colorful Carts Of Sicily

The goal, upon returning to the endlessly fascinating island of Sicily, was to see firsthand a Sicilian cart. On my first full day there, this mission was accomplished. It was on the breathtaking hillside town of Erice. Having roamed its … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why Sports Are More Important Than Politics

Are you tired of being told that the sports you watch are inconsequential and that athletes are overpaid? Sick of being lectured for not paying sufficient attention to the “issues that matter”? Good news: By ignoring the sad displays of … Continue reading

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Dave And Me

In the Summer of 1998, my dad and I packed our bags, hopped into his maroon Ford Taurus, and drove from Madison, Wisconsin to New York so that I could interview for an internship with the Late Show With David … Continue reading

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