Musings From The Road

We drove back from Chicago to Maryland on Friday. It made for a long day (11 hours and 20 minutes on the road), but we had the three-day Memorial Day weekend to recover from our break.

Those long drives get me thinking, and today’s post covers some of my thoughts. The photos are from the trip, but they aren’t related to the musings. I just wanted to share some of them. Continue reading

A Day In The Life Of Me — June 1980s — Realities Meet

By now, the conversations are predictable. Sometimes, it’s the woman shopping at the market. Today, it’s the curious man on the bus.

“So you’re American. What brings you to Honduras?”

“I’m a graduate student in archaeology, working with my advisor at his site.”

“How interesting. When are we being invaded?”

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