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Minus Cats

I am finally, officially leaving the Fucking West Coast.  Left Irvine this afternoon, stopover in Fullerton, CA, and am now on the Southwest Chief to Chicago. Am very sad at lack of cats.  😦 Incidentally, traveling in general is such … Continue reading

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Plus Cats

About forty hours later, I am at Jeff and Caeli’s in Irvine! Pretty uneventful journey, except — Well. It seems a bit callous to call the suicide in front of the train just outside Tacoma uneventful.  But we didn’t even know … Continue reading

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Brief Adventures

Well, Seattle has defeated me.  I concede.  You win, motherfucker.  I’m out. Friday morning I hop back on the train to So Cal to see Jeff, plus girlfriend and cats, then kick rocks out of this fucking time zone early next … Continue reading

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Seattle: things and stuff

God, I just want to relax. It’s been 88 days since I had my own space, though even that, it’s been many years since that tiny bedroom in a town I hate felt like my own.  And it’s been 388 … Continue reading

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Sacramento: Random Curmudgeonliness // “so, where are you from?”

I promise there is an actual Sacramento post to be written.  I went to the California Railroad Museum, which was actually quite cool, and Old Sacramento, and the State Capitol grounds.  I ate Indian food and made a new friend.  But right now I am sitting in the … Continue reading

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Reno: is this even real?

I think my experience in Reno is best summed up by a comment I made to a friend: “Being in Reno is so much more like being in Reno than I had anticipated.” It’s like a bizarre mix of Daytona Beach and South of the … Continue reading

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More Logistics Pondering // I’m Wasted and I Can’t Find My Way Home…

Okay, not actually wasted, but this song speaks to me on many levels. But I’m near the end and I just ain’t got the time And I’m wasted and I can’t find my way home… Currently sitting in a Chinatown Starbucks — aka blessed … Continue reading

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