Archive for November, 2013


Saturday, November 30th, 2013

Healy and Millet stained glass dome, and Tiffany stained glass dome and mother of pearl mosaic, Chicago Cultural Center built 1897. The Palmer House opened on September 26, 1871, but burned down 13 days later on October 9 in the Great Chicago Fire. Reconstructed mainly of iron and brick, the hotel was widely advertised as […]

Protected: ~kansas~

Friday, November 29th, 2013

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~utah, wyoming, colorado~

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

Including Thanksgiving dinner at Colorado’s Boulderado Hotel (opened New Years Day 1909).

~four day cross-country trip~

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

We covered 3,100 miles in four driving days, plus a one-day pitstop in Chicago. First day: California, Nevada, Utah.

~not even the chair~

Saturday, November 23rd, 2013

Soaking in the California light (at Big Sur’s Nepenthe, so named for mythical Greek sorrow-salve drug of forgetfulness) before heading back to the wintery East Coast after 3 years in ol’ Frisco. That Leonard Cohen-esque (the spoken word delivery anyway) Neil Diamond declaration I Am, I Said loops in my head: …nowadays, I’m lost between […]

~gringo goat adventure~

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Day tripping in Tijuana in search of Birria De Chivo.

~counting backwards~

Wednesday, November 13th, 2013

Relishing the evening walks we have left here…

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