Category Archives: Travel

Travellinbaen Travellin’ Agaen

Quote of the Day: What matters in life is not what happens to you but what you remember and how you remember it.      —Gabriel Garcia Marquez It seems to lean the direction of gluttony to be packin’ up … Continue reading

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Missing in the Bermuda Triangle

Quote of the Day: “He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot.”     –Douglas Adams On TB’s tombstone they will etch, “Here lies TB. Raconteur. Gadabout. Free thinker. Ne’er-do-well. … Continue reading

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Winter Sojourning in Vermont

Quote of the Day: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner … Continue reading

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Rodney, Mississippi’s Ghost Town

Quote of the Day: “The past is not dead. In fact, it’s not even past.” William Faulkner It’s probably been fifteen years or more since TB first read about the Mississippi ghost town, Rodney. I even tried to go find … Continue reading

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Chicago Diary

Quote of the Day: “Now one and one is two, two and two is four I’m heavy loaded baby, I’m booked, I gotta go Cryin’ baby, honey don’t you want to go? Back to the land of California1, to my … Continue reading

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Competitive Travellin’

Quote of the Day: “Once you have traveled, the voyage never ends, but is played out over and over again in the quietest chambers. The mind can never break off from the journey.” –Pat Conroy TB was once accused by … Continue reading

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Chasin’ Waterfalls

Quote of the Day: “From a drop of  water a logician could infer the possibility of an Atlantic or a Niagara without having seen or heard one or the other.” –Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Under a week now. In spite … Continue reading

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TB’s Long Weekend

Quote of the Day: “I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.”      —Dwight Eisenhower First of all, sorry about the crummy picture … Continue reading

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15 Years, 15 Places For the Little Scamp

Quote of the Day: “The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Augustine TB read an article on Budget Travel’s website this weekend titled “15 Places Every Kid Should See.”  It was … Continue reading

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TB Goes to Southern Illinois….Really

Quote of the Day: ” Live as one of them, Kal-El, to discover where your strength and your power are needed. Always hold in your heart the pride of your special heritage. They can be a great people, Kal-El, if they … Continue reading

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