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Airports, trips, vacations

Vacation from Hell – Part 3

On Friday I was awakened by a loud noise I did not recognize. Later, I found out it was some kind of vacuum cleaner that looked and sounded like a lawn mower and maintenance was vacuuming the parking lot. (I … Continue reading

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Vacation from Hell – Part 2

On Tuesday Dixie Dog was sick and I spent the entire day taking her outside to pee and poop and throw up. I was running out of the napkins left from carryout food and was using up the box of … Continue reading

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Vacation from Hell – Part 1

“Why don’t you go with me?” he asked. “I would rather stay home, there won’t be anything for me to do,” I replied. “It will be a chance to get away from home. You can stay around the hotel, eat … Continue reading

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Chariot of Fire

It started out to be a commute home from work like any other day. Rush hour is never a pleasant experience. Everybody wants to get home as fast as they can, it seems, and they don’t really want anything getting … Continue reading

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Georgia on my Mind

I’m not going to say that it is hot in South Georgia. After all, there were enough other things going on at the newspaper columnists’ conference that you almost didn’t notice the heat.  However, I should have known that “Macon” … Continue reading

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Southern Places to See Before You Die

In response to travel articles about interesting places in the world or in the U.S., I decided to write a more localized version. At first it was difficult to think of iconic places, but then it became difficult because of … Continue reading

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Going in Circles

We were trying to drive to Macon, Georgia, for reasons I won’t go into. Notice how things never seem to go right when you are trying to get somewhere? We were only a few miles down the road when Honey … Continue reading

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Hate Mail to I-24

Dear I-24, I know it is probably a shock to find out that not everyone likes the Interstate Highway system, but some of us are getting sick of your consistently bad behavior. I hate your dark asphalt and your multiple … Continue reading

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Your So-called Vacation

EMAIL From: Dixie DogTO: DaddySUBJECT: Your so-called vacation I hope you are having a good time on your vacation without me. I’m here at home right where you left me, all alone with nobody to take me for a walk. … Continue reading

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Goodbye to Leaf Peeping

I didn’t set off any more car alarms as I had previously when waiting for the others to hike, but I did get in the wrong car. I ran out in the rain opened the door to a car of … Continue reading

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