Monthly Archives: August 2013

Anniversary Trip Part One: The Beantown Experience

One year of marriage is upon me and the experience has been amazing thus far.  In celebration, Michelle and I found a groupon deal to Spain back in January.  A spectacular deal at that.  The flight to Spain leaves from … Continue reading

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“To the Wonder”: A Review

After viewing “To The Wonder”, the latest spiritual odyssey by director Terrence Malick, I experienced puzzlement more than wonder.  The film contains the usual pristine visuals and the themes of being awestruck by life and the world.  To announce that … Continue reading

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Motor City Decline

Named after the nearby river, Detroit began in 1701 being founded by 51 or so French Canadians.  The city would evolve, at its height, to represent an intrinsic part of the American DNA.  In the early 1900s industrial age (where the Ford Motor … Continue reading

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Sounds of Life

The other night, I sat on a newly refurbished bench (thanks to my dad) in our backyard.  Michelle and I were playing a card game while enjoying pristine Seattle summer weather.  In the distance, I heard the low rumble of … Continue reading

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From the Bottom of the World: Adventures in New Zealand (Part Six)

(Originally published November 14th, 2009) Hello again from the bottom of the world. I have been exploring up in the mountains (that would be Tongariro National Park) and then we made out way to the coastline. Here I saw black … Continue reading

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From the Bottom of the World: Adventures in New Zealand (Part Five)

(Originally published November 11th, 2009) If you are living on the west coast of USA and reading this posting, you are reading the writings of a man from the future. I’m exactly 21 hours ahead of pacific time in America. … Continue reading

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From the Bottom of the World: Adventures in New Zealand (Part Four)

(Originally published November 10th, 2009) I stuck my head out of a hobbit hole today. After leaving Auckland, I was at the film location for “The Shire” in the Lord of the Rings movies which is outside of Matamata. The … Continue reading

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