Month: November 2011

El Fin- 30 Days of Indie Travel

Today is the last prompt for BootsnAll’s 30 Days of Indie Travel. I did pretty well trying to keep up with the daily prompts. Overall, I completed 19/30 prompts. Not bad! This challenge was fun in that everyday provided a different platform of discussion. Not to mention, it got my lazy ass blogging pretty frequently,

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Ode to the Mint Julep

So, you think you’re a professional drinker? Partied with the best of them in college, always the last one to pass out? It doesn’t matter how many people you think you can drink under the table. NOBODY (no normal person, anyway) could possibly be ready for the drinking Olympics that is the Kentucky Derby. People

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There’s no place like…New York City?

Another week, another roundup. Here’s this week’s BootsnAll’s 30 Days of Indie Travel  prompts and responses! Prompt #13: HOMEFor some people, no matter how much they love traveling, there’s always no place like home. Other travelers make their homes wherever they happen to be. Tell us about your home – where is it and why do you

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Tale of the Night Owl

I left the house unprepared. It was 4:30 a.m. and I was on my way to thePhiladelphia International Airport. I parked near a friend’s house ready to make the mile-long trek to the Elstation with my suitcase and two carry-ons. As I walked through the dark neighborhood,a working class part of the city now populated

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