You Think You Know Somebody(place)

We’ve been inundated with so many images of Paris, a city that seems to have been painted by the most refined master, and Rome, a beautiful chaos that accommodates the new and classical in haphazard brilliance, that we think we know them even if we’ve never set foot within their boundaries. They are often the […]

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Paris is a Rocky Mountain

Paris is a painting. For more than 2000 years, its population has been adding nuances to it; an endless exhibition open to the world, often depicted, but never adequately appreciated until you’re sitting on a bench by the Seine, sighing as the sun goes down and a Parisian’s dog, off its lead, scampers up to […]

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Technical Difficulties

The average broadband speed in the USA is 64.17 Mbps. The average broadband speed in Amsterdam is 21.14 Mbps. The average broadband speed where I am currently staying (on a very well-reviewed Airbnb houseboat) in the aforementioned city has been 0.08 Mbps. I don’t even have enough juice to download a funny animal gif. I […]

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Day Number 5 Is Alive

Had a nice breakfast: fluffy scrambled eggs, crisp bacon, a HUGE donut, and a tasty Bloody Mary. I then took a long hot shower and a nap because eating breakfast and taking a shower took it out of me. I hit the hot tub for a minute in the afternoon and drank a lot more […]

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