Category Archives: Travel

The big baby conspiracy

“Have you ever changed a diaper?” “Nope,” I answered sipping my water. “Me either,” Pi replied with a creeping tone of panic. I guess when you’re pregnant that’s the stuff you start to think about. We were at brunch to … Continue reading

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California girls are undeniable

Somehow, I managed to start this blog during an “adventurous Stephane who leaves the house,” phase. Practically every post is set in a different city and I’m doing something other than watching moving pictures flicker across a screen. I assure … Continue reading

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Buffalo’s happenin’ now…hey-ey-ey!

So you know what’s totally awesome after a nine day roadtrip through the Mid/Southwest with someone? A roadtrip to Western New York a week later! I don’t quite remember how it all came about, but Kearns, Alceste, Mary and I … Continue reading

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Homeward bound

The next morning we were up super early because we had to take public transportation AND we already had our arch tickets, so we couldn’t miss our target time. We yelped for breakfast suggestions, but ended up eating at the … Continue reading

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Meet me in St. Louis

First off, it’s pronounced Saint Lou-iss. I don’t care what anyone else says. Second, thank God, I knew someone in the city before we booked our hotel. Without Chilly’s advice that we stay in Central West End, I have no … Continue reading

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Kansas city here I come…came…

Grange reminded me of an awesome moment at the living farm. While the old dude was wooing Mary and showing her all the charm of farm life, we came upon this fence enclosure. Answering the unasked question, he said, “We … Continue reading

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I…oh…waaaaaaa

In addition to getting fistsful of guilt water, I extracted a late checkout from the check-in counter lady. I went to find the casino, but they didn’t have a poker room. I stormed back over to the check-in lady. “You … Continue reading

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A supposedly fun thing I’ll never do again

This trip report needs a few introductory words. First, beyond Mt. Rushmore and dinner with Mike in Iowa, the other stops on this tour were culled from reader comments on Clareified and suggestions left on my facebook and twitter pages. … Continue reading

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America, the beautiful

I can’t imagine what else happened on this trip to make me forget committing petty larceny in Deadwood! Mary and I are walking around, Mary was trying to finish the “big as her head” ice cream cone while we went … Continue reading

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Fought the law and the law won

Here’s us in our upgrade! Well, we’re not actually *in* the car, but it’s not actually an *upgrade* either, so here we are. There were essentially two ginormous legs of the trip and a bunch of mini legs. This was … Continue reading

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