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Sometimes you get what you pay for…

So I splurged for a premium credit card with a high annual fee but plenty of benefits. It already came in handy in the first two days. I upgraded my flight from economy (frequent flyer mile redemption) to economy plus, … Continue reading

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What the changes to Flickr mean to this blog

With SmugMug (a fine service, by the way) purchasing Flickr from Yahoo in April 2018, users were waiting to see what would change.  Unfortunately, free Flickr users (like me, though I was a long-time Flickr Pro user) got used to … Continue reading

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After the show

So you know it took well over 5 hours to drive back north to the original hotel. I used the rest of the evening to refill the fuel tank, return the unused supplies, and pick up another takeaway dinner, this … Continue reading

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The Great American Eclipse

The hotel’s free breakfast is enough to fill you up a bit, but I’d need more, fortunately there are several options across the street. Unfortunately, I don’t have time as there is something much more important going on. (Partial eclipse … Continue reading

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Before the show

I like hanging out at airports. I get there real early, easily more than the recommended two hours before flight time. I check out a typewriter exhibit and buy a small, overpriced sandwich. The car rental agent tells me to … Continue reading

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Adventures of LEGO Kumail Nanjiani

I’m on the way to Oregon for the total solar eclipse. This is the character Jay, from the LEGO Ninjago Movie and minifigure series. This guy is voiced by Kumail Nanjiani, who has been getting slowly more well-known over the … Continue reading

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Montreal quick summary

5 days, 4 poutines, 6 TimBits, 2 bagels, 0 kebabs

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