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Planes, trains, and automobiles

Stornoway, Lewis, Scotland to Alhambra, California, USA in one go. Not the most exciting post, but taking pictures gave me something to do for 50 hours. Sunday, 7 am. Stornaway. 7:10 am. Nice taxi driver offers us a lift to … Continue reading

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Three part two: new beginnings

I am not a superstitious person. At least that is how I see myself, as a not-superstitious person. But I am alert to what some people would call signs. I like to think this is my folklore training; it’s a universal human tendency … Continue reading

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Flying high

Revolutions don’t scare me.  Airplanes do. I can date my fear of flying to a rough landing in 1983.  Ever since then I’ve avoided airplanes whenever possible.  On those rare occasions when it is not possible, I get by with … Continue reading

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