Category Archives: Travel

The World of the Train (Ten-Foot Poles and a Mother and Child Reunion)

That’s how it feels when you board the train: like you’ve entered into a self-contained world that moves, as if inside a tube, through the outside environment. Amtrak is the only way to go! If I can possibly manage it in … Continue reading

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Ghost Sign (#2) – Seen in the French Quarter

I think maybe this was supposed to be a sign for Tutt’s liver pills, except there’s a window where the “T” would have gone. The photos below are from the first two hits from Google News, one from “The Florence … Continue reading

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Storm Clouds over Mulate’s

We’ve has some thunderstorms this week in New Orleans. Thankfully I was inside during the worst one Monday evening. Incredibly powerful thunder and lightning, and very low in the sky…seemingly right overhead! I took this photo as I left the … Continue reading

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What movie does my hotel shower remind you of?

Yeah, me too😄 I made sure all the doors were locked before I stepped in!

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The French Quarter

Well, a very busy day at the actual conference yesterday, so the “French Quarter” post isn’t going up till today. My co-author Cindy and I presented our paper, and I think we have a great topic that I hope to … Continue reading

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Riding to (and on) the City of New Orleans

The big annual conference for engineering educators (ASEE) is happening this week in New Orleans. I hate flying (who doesn’t anymore?) and so booked a bedroom on the train from Milwaukee. I’ve always wanted to do that, and with a … Continue reading

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The American West or What I did on summer vacation (Take 2)

Originally posted on Just Sayin':
? Vananda and Ingomar, Montana We like to get off the beaten path as much as we can when traveling.  So here we are, driving down the two lane Route 12 in Montana.  Desolate just…

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