Category Archives: Action

Riding Through Port-au-Prince

He was waiting there, like he always does.  Just standing…and…waiting… I have been cycling (this sounds more manly and adult than saying “riding my bike”) for about three years now. This is because my almost sixty-year-old knees remind me every … Continue reading

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Ghost of Tybee Island

    Winter is coming……sigh. I feel like that mighty oak that stubbornly refuses to drop its leaves, desperately hanging on to autumn, somehow thinking that if he never drops his leaves, winter won’t exist. Every year I refuse to … Continue reading

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Tee Shot on the Sound

I instructed him carefully, “Do not leave the car.  I am going to go in and call my friend and I will be right back.” He was my eight year-old son and we were on our first road trip together, … Continue reading

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Faculty Recessional at Graduation

I have been emancipated from the financial vise of undergraduate education…free at last! I have written my last tuition check, my last apartment rent check, my last food dispensing check, my last parking ticket reimbursement, and my last college calamity … Continue reading

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Taking Liberty Road Curve

I saw the speedometer needle shimmy past the 100 mile per hour indicator. The landscape was blurring past like some angry impressionistic painting. I was so excited. I was about eight or nine years old and was riding in a … Continue reading

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Do Not Write on the Walls

Some photos do not need any explanation. However, I can’t let this one go without a few words. I found this sign on a wall on the trek upward to the dome of the Duomo. The Duomo is the most … Continue reading

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Sometimes Haiti is a Blurrrrrrrrrrrrr

What happens when you combine chaos and potholes and put them in a centrifuge along with yourself, oh, and add chickens, roosters, goats, and an occasional pig… then hit spin?  Oh, not just spin…hyperspin.  You have a typical street scene … Continue reading

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Moving Through Florence

Florence is a beautiful city.  I wish I could expound on its history and setting and sound worldly and knowledgeable  but I cannot. You see when my wife and I were planning a trip to Italy, she wanted to do a … Continue reading

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Rome at Night

My wife and I went to Italy in the late summer of 2010 to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary.  We tried to plan a trip for our 10th, 15th, and 20th anniversaries but something was always coming up and preventing … Continue reading

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The Pivot

I can watch baseball with my hair on fire, and if you have seen me lately you would think I’ve done that  a few times. There are few things more relaxing than being in a ball park on a warm … Continue reading

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