Monthly Archives: February 2011

Chariots of Fire … well, Firestone at least

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So I dropped off my trusty ‘steed’ for a new set of tires in preparation for our 3,000 mile road trip and I was a little taken aback by the mechanics alarmed response, “You’re driving ‘the TIC’ to Arizona?” I … Continue reading

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Getting out of Dodge City … not without consequences …

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And I thought I’d just make my plans, work through them in my organized fashion, settle on my home, pack my bags and get going, putting South New Jersey behind me. Shallow roots can be upended easily, right? Well … … Continue reading

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Everyday on Vacation …

What is it about the West and South West that they seem to understand that living like every day is a vacation day is great for mind, body and spirit? Perhaps I’m naive, but how could you be miserable when … Continue reading

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My Life as a Cube …

My U-Pack “Relocube” finally arrived just before dusk instead of the planned just before noon schedule. Perfect timing as it turned out. The longest flat-bed truck I have ever seen with one minuscule, metal “cube” sitting all alone like the … Continue reading

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“Lost Horizon” or Paradise Found …

My enduring impression of Phoenix, Arizona, on my first visit in February 2011, was how much like the 1937 movie, Lost Horizon, it felt. Like my plane had crashed in the snowy Himalayan Mountains, that I had climbed through treacherous … Continue reading

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