Category: Travel

June 14, 2017 / by Seamus Galletly / Travel / No Comments

I’m still here

You know when you really can’t be perfect? When you’re recovering from a brain injury! Eight weeks ago I was in the car accident that gave me this concussion. Three weeks ago I was back at the doctor’s office because my symptoms were still so bad. “You need to go back on brain rest,” the […]

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June 14, 2017 / by Arturo Gillam / Travel / No Comments

Google Home is coming to Canada

 Media release courtesy Google Canada.  Spending quality time with our family and friends at home is important. What if technology could make the most of those special moments by helping us get things done?Google Home Canada finally gets the device Google Home is a voice-activated smart speaker powered by the Google Assistant that does just […]

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June 14, 2017 / by Pearl Laytham / Travel / No Comments

El Paquete: Opiate of the Cuban Masses

I’m not a particularly heavy consumer of the “package” (love the typically Cuban double entendre) but I know what I want, my ‘Paquete’ guy knows what I want, and I stray only for research and on recommendation. Samantha Bee; Transparent; Lie to Me (swoon, swoon Tim Roth); The Lobster; Sully; Captain Fantastic – here, we […]

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June 14, 2017 / by Toccara Akers / Travel / No Comments

Road Testing

I took a couple of little quickie L.A. area trips in the past few weeks.  Crappy weather but I took some photos anyway. A towering sign with plastic ballies at the State Farm Insurance office in Inglewood: Lace-like concrete screen at Pilgrim Fence in Huntington Park: The Shamrock Lounge in Huntington Park: Martins TV Radio Center in […]

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June 14, 2017 / by Hayden Unwin / Travel / No Comments

What a Celebration It Was!

This past Tuesday, we gathered together and honored our volunteers and their service to Richmonds older community.  Enjoy the pictures (thank you Susan B.!).  If you click on them, they will get larger.  Thank you again to all of our volunteers, who are drivers, transportation coordinators, handy men women, friendly callers, Open University instructors and support […]

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June 13, 2017 / by Victoria Quinby / Travel / No Comments

Fatbiking to the Summit of Mt. Greylock

4ºF at the highest elevation in Massachusetts, on a Singlespeed Pugsley! Mount Greylock has more appearances on this blog than the bike I used to climb it. This is my mountain — Ive done more ascents of Greylock than any other peak in the Northeast, and with good reason. Mount Greylock has some spectacular trails […]

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June 10, 2017 / by Dalia Isaacson / Travel / No Comments

This is the person you are trying to help

In walks your 2pm evaluation. Well, not reallythey scoot in backwards, sitting on their four-wheeled walker complaining about how long the medical history form is and why do you need to know all that stuff? A long past medical history is fine, you can handle that, you can synthesize how 10 years of uncontrolled diabetes […]

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June 10, 2017 / by Sandra Smeaton / Travel / No Comments

That Time of the Month in Havana (AKA Periodo Especial)

So the KKK deigned us with a visit. Not the white hooded racists, but the Prada-clad Kardashian clan. By all accounts, they hated Havana. They are not alone. Reasons to dislike my adopted city abound the vicious gossip and hearsay; the transportation troubles; the dearth of nuts, berries, cheese, and fish; the inevitable beer or […]

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