Wine Country And Peaches

01.06.2005 in Culture, Locale

We had so much fun on our long weekend in New York last fall that we wanted to do something like that again in San Francisco… again, Kim had been and I never had. It was a quick trip for an extended weekend, but we…

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GOP Convention 2004

08.09.2004 in Culture, Locale

We went to New York  in September of 2004 and we were there just in time to catch some of the madness surrounding the GOP National Convention.  We tried to get close to the action, but NYPD shut down several subway stops and cordoned off…

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Intelligence And Sacrifice

01.11.2002 in Culture, Locale, People

I played guitar in a band for 4 years that was starting to become recognized in 2002 when we earned a spot on a Digital Hardcore Recordings compilation. When I lobbied Alec Empire (founder) to let us open for his solo tour in the UK…

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No Problem, It’s Jamaica

16.08.2001 in Culture, Locale

After Kim and I were married in July, 2001, we jetted off to the Rockhouse in Negril, Jamaica for our honeymoon. We’ll have more to say about this trip when we get a chance, but for now just enjoy some of the photos:

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Going Dutch

05.06.2000 in Culture, Locale, People

The plane is beginning its descent to Sea-Tac and we are almost home. Our last week in Europe was spent enjoying the hospitality of friends in Holland. After our very last night train (and perhaps one of the worst) we met Willem in Rotterdam and…

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Getting High In Switzerland

27.05.2000 in Culture, Locale

Last week, after thoroughly soaking up Venice and Italy, we got on the train early and found our way to Interlaken, Switzerland. What an amazing change of scenery. After all the big cities we’ve been to it was nice to be on one of the…

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Ten Days In Tuscany, Rome and Venice

26.05.2000 in Culture, Locale

It’s been several weeks since either of us has written, but only due to the fact that we’re having so much to absorb. To sum up Rome… let’s see; it seems that many of these old cities are looking the same to us (travel snobbery,…

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Soaking Up The Sun And Greek Hospitality

11.05.2000 in Culture, Locale

The wait for the boat to the islands turned out to be completely worth it. Paros was all we were hoping for and more! After a short cab ride to Naoussa we arrived at Isabella Apartments where Isabella herself greeted us and invited us into…

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The Slow Boat To Paros

11.05.2000 in Culture, Locale

After recovering from the shock of how expensive Rome was, we found a reasonable pension to stay in the night before our flight to Athens and made reservations for when we’d be back. The flight to Athens was without trouble and we landed in Athens…

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Meandering Along The Mediterranean Coast

01.05.2000 in Culture, Locale

After sleeping on the streets of Barcelona we have been much more thankful for our 1 star hotel rooms. We left Barcelona on a night train headed for Nice, France. We had to change trains in Cerbere, which we still aren’t sure if it is…

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