Category Archives: Travel

Berlin

Earlier this month, Lisa and I went to Berlin. Here are few notes from my journal and some photographs, too. 10 October 2014 — We’re having a pretty relaxed time here in Berlin so far. Berlin is interesting . . . in a … Continue reading

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Diabetes, Please See a Gate Agent at the Podium

I wrote this on the plane and posted right after we got home from the airport . . . at 1:30AM. Lisa and I have been experiencing our fair share of travel shenanigans recently. Two weeks ago on our way to Oregon our … Continue reading

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Hey, Stranger

“Hey, stranger! How was Germany?” Pat was already standing inside the pool lobby, waiting for Pool Guy to show up and turn on the lights at 5:45AM so that we could get our swim on. I hadn’t been at the … Continue reading

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Declining

M. F. N. Pl. Nominative: der die das die Accusative: den die das die Genitive: des der des der Dative: dem der dem den Nominative: ein eine ein — Accusative: einen eine ein — Genitive: eines einer eines — Dative: … Continue reading

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Spring Photos

We’ve had an exciting spring: a couple of day trips to New York, a charity walk, hiking, and a trip to Iowa. Ducky came along to Grinnell and was quite the camera hog. But he was super-happy to swim in … Continue reading

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Sydney Panorama

When we went to Australia I made a lot of photos that I still love. In the first few days, we trekked up the hill to the Sydney Observatory, which has a fantastic view of Sydney. While there, I took … Continue reading

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Los Angeles

As I mentioned yesterday, I spent a little time in Los Angeles recently. I arrived Sunday afternoon and had a few hours of daylight to sightsee. Monday, the day of the developer conference, I was wide awake at 4:00AM. While … Continue reading

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Shoulders, Elbows, and Arms

Sunday, I flew to Los Angeles to attend the bi-annual meeting of the International Color Consortium. On the way out, I did a bunch of reading and note-taking on stuff from the office. The ride was kind of choppy for … Continue reading

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I Rode through the Desert on a Bike with no Name

I’m writing (most of) this dispatch on Sunday while flying home after doing the JDRF Ride to Cure Diabetes through Death Valley. There’s a lot on my mind that I want to get across and a little tiny screen and … Continue reading

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Catching Up, Part 1 – Colorado Springs and Denver

Hey, everybody! I haven’t intended to be so absent, but there’s a lot going on round these parts. Let’s go through the last few weeks and catch up, shall we? Colorado Springs by Bike: As you might remember, the last … Continue reading

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Garden of the Gods

Yesterday, we left Casper and drove to Colorado Springs. This is part two of the Great Rectangular State Adventure of 2012—the part where we visit Lisa’s family and see if we can get run out of town just a head … Continue reading

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Casper

Lisa and I are finishing up the first part of The Great Rectangular State Adventure of 2012. We arrived in Denver on Saturday and drove up I-25 to Casper, Wyoming, to visit my mom and her husband. For those who … Continue reading

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Snapshots from the Midwest

Here are some random photos from my trip last week. Enjoy!

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100 Easy Miles

Where do I even start? I have a dozen different directions that I could go and enough material for a few different posts. Let’s start at the end and work our way backward to the end again, à la “Memento.” … Continue reading

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Iowa – Part 3

I’m reserving judgment about Des Moines until tomorrow. I’ll just say this: Usually when I think of Des Moines, I’m happy . . . because I’m not there. But so far so good. I had a fun evening today with Kelly Rawlings and … Continue reading

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