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Astoria 2016 - The First Days...

I needed a trip to get back on the solo travel horse.  It had been while since I had traveled by myself, but my new reality is that I won’t always have someone to travel with, and if I want to keep traveling, I knew I had better get used to doing it by myself again. 719 more words

stymied appetites

It’s National Seafood Bisque Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

One loathes the fact that the Queens Cobbler, a probable serial killer operating on both sides of the Newtown Creek who leaves single shoes behind as a taunt to both community and gendarmes alike, left this stiletto heeled shoe behind at the very same Astoria saloon at which a humble drinks his troubles away. 431 more words


Introduction to the Players

I have three cats that I will be moving across the entire fuck off country, and they are more my family than anyone.
3 years ago, I got Weasley. 939 more words


doomed intuitions

It’s National Chocolate Cupcake Day, in these United States.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

Legend has it that on one particular evening Mose the Fireboy, who was the legendary “sachem” and hero of the Bowery B’hoys gang in 19th century NYC, heard that a sea serpent had appeared on the East River. 538 more words

New York City

A week of sightseeing

I spent this week entertaining my guest from Houston and boy, am I tired! Yesterday, we dropped her at the airport at 6:15 AM, and after doing a few chores around the house, I lay down and fell asleep for four hours. 757 more words


The Sights to See on the Oregon Coast

The first port of call on our California Coastal Cruise was Astoria, so I spent one day in Astoria on the Oregon coast. I went on a tour of the beautiful Oregon coastline. 584 more words


We're getting Married!

This blog post was originally titled Vesta Vino Date Night. I was really exited to tell you about one of our favorite places to eat in Astoria and I still will, but Tom had other plans for this evening. 659 more words