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Back to the Future

It’s official. I have now lived the entire range of Back to the Future I and II from 1955 to 2015. Now all I have to do is get to 1885 and I will have lived it all! I’m working on equipping this high tech skateboard with a Flux Capacitor, so I can take a […]

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Musing on Montevideo

Our time here is coming to an end in a couple of days and I have some observations. Condiments French fries abound, yet ketchup is nearly impossible to come by in most restaurants. Pepper in the shaker at restaurants is finely ground, nearly white and virtually tasteless. I can easily be mistaken for salt except […]

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Random observations on Canadian culture

So, I just spent a couple of days in Canada and I have a few observations. First, those peace arches at the border have it right. Visiting our neighbor to the north is like visiting a cousin. When I was a kid it took me two minutes to start treating any cousin like a best […]