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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 monstro

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

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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 write about the working class, what with the global traveling and the like. But whatever. This is my first […]

Cape Cod Open Thread

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On June 7, 2014
I don’t think there has ever been a day since I’ve blogged here that there were zero posts. I guess we are starting to have lives. But people need somewhere to complain about this and that. So allow this comment thread to fill that function. I am on Cape Cod for the weekend. Doing normal […]

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. A

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, which contains, as one might expect, a shitload of hammers. Perusing the collection, I was inexplicably surprised by the great […]

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 t

Back

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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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