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Micro Spaces

“Come on Dad…you could live like this…”

Awhile ago I wrote that my daughter-in her infinite wisdom-seemed to bless the whole idea of me heading out in an RV. Smart young woman…

Likewise, another “wise one” ☺ – my nephew N – leant a new definition to the RV living spaces. While in Boston for the Christmas holidays, he mentioned new apartment building going on in South Boston which were being described as “micro apartments”…we soon were discussing the similarities of those apartments with the Bunkhouse. Read more

Rural Georgia…Rural America???

Rural Georgia..gonna get a little philosophical here….just giving you all fair warning…but go ahead, try it, you’ll like it…

This driving around rural Georgia led me to wonder about this state I lived in for over 10 years and never fully appreciated for its diversity. Read more

Bueller?…Bueller?…Bueller?…

Bueller?…Bueller?…Bueller?…

As the father of 2 adult daughters who have busy lives of their own –and don’t always remember they have a Dad ☹ – I have occasionally resorted to using in an email a notable quote from the 1986 Matthew Broderick movie Ferris Bueller’s “Day Off” to get their attention and request they find a minute to check in with dear old Dad

Bueller?…Bueller?…Bueller?… Read more

Freedom to Roam

Since the 1990’s, Southwest Air has been running a television commercial around their tagline “wanna get away?” The ads present comical, embarrassing situations in which people find themselves wanting to “get away”. Most of the ads are accompanied by the sound clip “[ding] You are now free to move about the country”—an obvious riff on the in-flight announcement that “you are now free to move about the cabin”. Read more

Your First One…

Your First One…

Do you remember your first one?? The first “nice” SLR?? The one you lusted for!! You read the reviews!! You maybe even took one for a “test drive”. The one you saved for; used gift money for; raided the piggy bank for!! You know what I’m talking about-don’t you!! Read more