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The itch is back

I recently received Christmas presents that were both exiting and agitating, ironically for the same reason: it made me thirst for adventure (This is of course a good thing and I am thankful for the wonderful gifts!). While I doubt … Continue reading

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Some ask why…

It is not difficult to recognize that our time is finite. When considering where our bodies come from, our travels reach far beyond our lifetimes. Previously distributed throughout unimagineable expanses of space and time, the bits and pieces required for … Continue reading

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Will the real Dr. Rumack please stand up?

With the recent passing of Leslie Nielsen, it seems appropriate to recognize the namesake of his most famous role: Dr. Barry Rumack. Leslie was a brilliant comedian. Barry is a dedicated scientist. Although Leslie’s character was named after Barry the … Continue reading

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WARNING: In the name of free speech, censor warning labels

Smoking is bad m’kay? I’m calling this travel related because I was blow away by the images I saw on cigarette packages in some of the places I visited in Asia. I used to smoke over a pack a day. … Continue reading

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Homage, Omen, or Coincidence?

I stumbled across this Jacques Cousteau quote today: “When one man, for whatever reason, has an opportunity to lead an extraordinary life, he has no right to keep it to himself.” – from “Diving for Sunken Treasure” by Jacques Yves … Continue reading

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My Stomach Hurts

I need to apologize. Not only for all the delays, but for the complete lack of communications. I hope this blog doesn’t have feelings…because I’ve been neglecting it. I’m really hoping there hasn’t been anyone out there looking for an … Continue reading

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It’s Just Beginning…

Quick Update: Back in Denver Recovered some (not all) lost pics from Bali! Cleaning up my garage/room/life Have so many things that I will soon write about…

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Japan Rocks

Malaysai was incredible. The Perhentians were just about everything you would expect, although I didn`t think I would add boredom to the list (still, the peace and quiet was good for me). At one point I hiked around the island … Continue reading

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The last bamboo

As you read this I am either sitting on the beach, jungle trekking, swimming, snorkeling, or diving at what Lonely Planet calls “Tropical paradise. Full stop.” The Perhentian_Islands will be my last planned destination in Malaysia. In local currency, I … Continue reading

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Buh Bye Borneo

I have left Borneo and am currently in peninsular Malaysia deciding what to do for my ‘last hoorah’ in this country. The sun is setting for this adventure…but the blog will not reflect that. I can say with confidence that … Continue reading

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