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Under Sunshowery Skies: Thoughts from My Hometown, Three Days Before Departure

I was caught in an intensely beautiful sunshower yesterday, complete with sideways rain and a scraggly rainbow, at the intersection of US Highway 30 and Route 2 as I was heading back home from an afternoon of errands. That stoplight, … Continue reading

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1,000 Vaccinations to Get Before You Die

Being a seasoned traveler, I was not concerned about the multitude of things to be done before embarking on the 24 hour plane ride that would bring me to the “city of squalor”, as The Hangover‘s Mr. Chow describes the … Continue reading

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Look out Jordan, Here I Come!

الشرق الاوسط. The Middle East. Three words that are music to my ears. It has been three long years since I have been back to the region, and that’s three years too long. Although I will only have the opportunity to visit … Continue reading

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