Amusing Musings of a Character Curious About Culture

Some Rants, Raves and Ramblings about All that I See

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Entries from April 2010

Stranded in Norway

April 21st, 2010 · 89 Comments

Our plans were to go to Norway to have a meeting at salmon farm.  We were to leave Wednesday afternoon and be back by Thursday late afternoon. At least that was the plan. However, as most plans go, Mother Nature had other plans.  These plans were in the form of a volcano erupting in Iceland. [...]

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Secure my goods… and sanity, please.

April 17th, 2010 · 328 Comments

My son and I went into a CD store today (do they call these places “CD stores” anymore?) and he picked out a couple of games for his birthday, which is tomorrow. We go to the shelves of games and brought a couple to the counter to pay. The cashier takes my money and proceeds [...]

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The People of Africa

April 10th, 2010 · 42 Comments

This is my first “real” trip to Africa. I’d been to Egypt and the Seychelles Islands, but, as people are found of telling me, I’d never been to “real” Africa. I was excited to see what it was all about. After spending some time in Nigeria, Ivory Coast., Senegal and Ghana, I can now say [...]

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