Monthly Archives: July 2015

Vacation, Day 7

Something familiar today, something new. It’s a good thing to have a touch of the familiar in a vacation; it helps put the new sights, sounds, and tastes into perspective. When The Knucklehead and I spent a week in LA … Continue reading

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Vacation, Day 6

Today is a day for friends. Old and new. The Knucklehead is headed out to the Seattle Art Museum, which is just his sort of thing. The filmmaker in him loves stories and moments captured visually – a digital camera … Continue reading

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Vacation, Day 5

Today was hilarious. I like to kid myself that I’m moderately sophisticated. I’ve lived in Philadelphia, I’ve lived in the Washington, DC area. Our baseball trip has taken us to pretty much every major metropolis in the United States, and … Continue reading

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Vacation, Day 4

When I started this series of posts a few days ago, I wrote that I thought this might be something of a landmark vacation for The Knucklehead and I. So let’s talk about that for a little bit. Scooping my boy up … Continue reading

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Vacation, Day 3: An Ichiro Interlude

Give not that which is holy unto dogs, neither cast ye your pearls before swine, lest they trample them under their feet, and turn again and rend you. – Matthew 7:6 Tonight, The Knucklehead and I have made plans for … Continue reading

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Vacation, Day 2

This was my morning, which was perfect: The Top Pot Hand-Forged Doughnut and Coffee shop is just down the block from our hotel, and I was seated by 7:00 AM, leaving The Knucklehead asleep. That means that I was still … Continue reading

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Vacation, Day 1

Ahhhh. We’ve arrived. Would you like to hear our tale of exhaustion and woe? Our weariments incurred across four time zones, beginning at 2:30AM EDT? By car, by plane, by train, and on foot? Of course you wouldn’t. Tolstoy was … Continue reading

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