All posts tagged: travel

Home again

Ephemera

[picture taken while waiting for the taxi to arrive] An extremely uneventful flight to Cincinnati from Denver. It takes a journey back home for us to encounter snow. The fluffy snow in the driveway makes me cold by default, even though the house is at its usual comfortable temperature. The animals were overjoyed to see us: Sophie almost exploded with barking and excitement. Satchel meowed enough to get me to finally give him some food, […]

She’s not there

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As you may have noticed — or not, seeing as you’re not here, I think — I have fled the joyous confines of Cincinnati and am now nestled in a nice, fluffy hotel room in London. It even seems to be reasonably close to the British Museum. Closer than Cincinnati at least. And I arrived just in time for the classic British autumn weather as well. Which means there was not much walking around the […]

Somewhere in Kansas

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So here we are in the middle of Kansas, in June when it’s a green place, and not an endless expanse of brown, cold fields. It makes a change in the traveling attitudes: no existential scream begging to be torn from my chest makes me a much happier passenger. One thing I’m noticing: there are trees in Kansas! I think that when we drove from Colorado to Ohio a couple of Decembers ago, we were […]

On the road, soon

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Today we head to Columbus to visit friends. I am looking forward to getting out of the house. The animals are to be taken care of by my son. Incidentally, a bragging point: my son’s girlfriend was honored yesterday by the Chemistry Department at the University of Cincinnati for being the top student in organic chemistry. I never thought I would ever get to know anyone with a chemistry award! I am so excited and […]