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Pandemic, 2nd quarter

Life is good. I am not on the road like last year. Mostly, now I travel as a pedestrian along parks and trails. All this staying at home and self-isolation has changed the lens from which I’m looking at travel.

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Pandemic Prattle

MARINE LIFE.  Scientists tell us that marine life is enjoying the quiet brought on by the pandemic. The humans’ shipping industry has slowed to a crawl, making the oceans a more quiet place so that the marine mammals can relax.

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Distance of Isolation

Another rant.  After more than a month in the world of self-isolation and social distancing, I find myself sad, anxious and distracted by the existential nightmares coming alive while I’m awake. I make to-do lists and get through them. I

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Ceremony of Thanks

Banff, Alberta.  I visited the Town of Banff in the snow and went to most any indoor place I could find.  There was a wonderful museum, the Buffalo Nations Luxton Museum.   One exhibit caught my attention and held it

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Distraught

KGB terror Misinformation Instigating chaos Casting dispersions Annexation   Hammer and sickle Surveillance Informants Disappearances Gulag Torture   Former Soviet Block Grim faces Cold demeanors Drab colors Gray candy wrappers   USA Strong Nixon to Khrushchev Kennedy to Castro American

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