Monthly Archives: June 2011

Rough and Ready, California.

Less than three months later, when preparing for an Independence Day celebration, community members realized that they were no longer entitled to celebrate US independence, and the secession was rescinded by popular vote. Continue reading

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The Ballad of Mr.

August 2009.’s father may have been a white collar professional whose favorite music came from far off lands like Venice, but looking back on it, there was a tidy localness about him. He was born in Camden, NJ where he remained … Continue reading

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Cape May.

Archive. October 2008. Victorian Weekend converged with a Lima Bean Festival in Cape May, New Jersey this past weekend. Oh, and’s brother got married. <<< Cape May is not the type of town you want to go on a … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe / Reno.

While was in college, he read and saw the movie based on Hunter S. Thompson’s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. There were few actions in that story that a contributing member of society could mimic, but he always did want to go to Las Vegas and rent a red convertible.

A handful of years later, he found himself leaving the Advantage Rental Car in Reno, Nevada driving a Chrysler PT Cruiser. If not for his brother’s wedding in Tahoe in a few days, he might have felt gypped. Continue reading

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Midnight in Paris. has always thought Paris was a bit like the band Wilco. Sure, he always heard good things, but he never really bought in. Continue reading

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How probably loving America too much got deserted in Camden and compared to a child predator.

Prologue.’s Tuesdays are a lot  like your Tuesdays.  Only more boring. At least during the summer. Work, gym, couch. Somewhere around the time the national news ends and the game begins, he makes dinner. Nothing to it really. Chapter … Continue reading

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