Monthly Archives: August 2010

Snap Shots

In my notebook are snap shots. As I travel I see moments in time which are meaningful to me. La Jolla was a place of a few vignettes. As I was walking through the beautiful neighbourhood of those who somehow … Continue reading

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San Francisco Air Port is a Place

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San Francisco

Well Judith Orloff once told me to go to a city and check its vibe. Really open up to how you feel when you are there. I got off of the Greyhound bus with my heavy backpack and dragging my … Continue reading

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Moving On

La Jolla was a bit of a bus ride out. When I got onto the bus a group of Chinese women who teach English were sitting around me. The one in the seat we shared informed me that she had … Continue reading

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San Diego: the tour continues

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The tour

Interesting isn’t it to hear that the entrepenurial spirit is imbued in San Diego culture. The builder/developer of the street cars was disappointed with the weekend profits, so he oversaw the 1914 construction of the giant, outdoor organ in Balboa … Continue reading

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Tuesday, August 10th

Do the Thing You Fear Then the Courage Comes Afterward I read this in one of the myriad self-help books, on line newsletters, inspirational quotes that I have been exposing myself to as a kind of swimming in hot springs … Continue reading

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Okay, Now I know Why

As soon as the door to the plane opened, one could smell the sea. It wasn’t the stale air of sweat, old socks, plastic and anxiety. It was the odour of spicy sea food. The palm trees everywhere were rimmed … Continue reading

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San Diego for no particular reason

According to the reviews there are some options that should be included in the travel booking sites: 1. no smell of urine 2. no pubic hair in the sheets 3. toilet seats that aren’t broken and repaired with tape 4. no carpets torn up with leg hold traps.
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Where am I and Why?

Never in my life, except one summer school stint in Bellingham, have I felt so lost and disconnected. The trip to Vancouver was through gray, acid smoke from 400 fires. While most of the journey was unobstructed with vehicles, the … Continue reading

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