Category Archives: College

SXSWedu 2017 doodle-notes (Part 1)

It’s been a week since SXSWedu 2017 so it’s about time I post some of my doodle-notes from the 4 days in the Land of A-Ha’s! Monday Monday morning, as soon as I told my wife, “I’ll call you for … Continue reading

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Graduation, 1944

‘Tis the season of graduations, college and high school alike. In the spirit of the season and commencement speakers, I’m turning over this post to a guest blogger: my mom, and her high school commencement speech, given as valedictorian of the … Continue reading

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Back to the Back Porch

Whew–made it! Yes, I’ve been gone awhile, but I’m back. See, I was on the road for much of the last week and it’s awfully hard to drag the back porch along. Okay, the blog is a metaphorical back porch, but it’s … Continue reading

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Dancing Lessons from God

“Unusual travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God.” — Bokonon (AKA Kurt Vonnegut) Vonnegut’s phrasing there in Cat’s Cradle always delights me. It captures the whimsy and wonder of serendipity in shaping our lives, and not just in travel, either. So many … Continue reading

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Saturday Morning Fun Club

“One…two…THREE!” and we rose roaring from the middle of the theater and turned around to launch a volley of sleek paper airplanes at the rows of people behind us. Our soft missiles flew in all directions, some arcing long and reaching the back of … Continue reading

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