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Cuba Notes

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On January 15, 2020
My 10 days in Cuba were pretty incredible to say the least. The thing about traveling to Cuba under the current rules is that thanks to the Helms-Burton Act (damn Bill Clinton for signing that monstrosity) and Trump’s latest restrictions, tourists can’t do anything that brings in any money to the Cuban military directly, which […]

On Overtourism

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On August 24, 2019

We live in interesting times, if nothing else. At the same moment in which climate change is threatening to destroy human civilization and most of species on the rest of the planet (and by threatening

Onward to Paris

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On May 19, 2018

I will be largely away for the next couple of weeks, as tomorrow I start an 11-day trip to Paris and Belgium. I know, life is hard. I await commenters talking about how I can’t legitimately writ

So it’s late, nothing of import is happening. Well, I guess Bernie won the most anti-Obama state in the nation, but I guess it’s not that important. Anyway, a set of questions from my well-traveled readers. This summer is not going to lead to a lengthy vacation. If there is an out-of-nation trip, it’s going […]

Podcast Bleg

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On January 2, 2010
We have now returned to Cincinnati, and while I’ll no longer have to endure the weekly flight from Baltimore to Lexington, I will need to be commuting between Lex and Cincy on a regular basis. Anyone have any suggestions for good podcasts that run around an hour? I already listen to This American Life…

Off to Florida…

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On May 31, 2009

I am about to leave for Florida, on my annual pilgrimage to the ETS AP Comparative Government scoring session. I don’t consider this a full vacation, and may still blog sporadically; posting wil

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Hammers

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On August 19, 2008

The family and I took a brief trip to Haines, Alaska, this weekend to visit some friends. Between trips to refill the growler at the local brewery, I ventured out to the semi-famous Hammer Museum, whi

Off the Grid

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On July 3, 2008
Blogger robots will take over Presidential Statement duties until I return to the intertube grid sometime next week. Meantime, if any of our readers live in Emden, Illinois (pop. 500), I’ll be there, drinking and staring at the walls with my extended in-laws, for the next few days.

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On June 2, 2008

Sorry for the light blogging, as along with a massive pile of Real Work I’ve been at weddings and conferences in Montreal and Michigan, which may at least lead to relevant blogging. To come full

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