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Walking Busan With My Personal Translator

Walking Busan With My Personal Translator

By on June 20, 2012 in HDR, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

As has become my habit on the first full day somewhere new, I woke up and went for a walk to see what I could see. I absolutely love exploring areas I’ve need been to before, taking in the sites and just following the thread of interest as I walk around. I did however have […]

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Landed in Busan South Korea

Landed in Busan South Korea

By on June 19, 2012 in Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

Photo by simonbondphotography.com   After two long flights, waiting in several lines and a a very sore behind (from all the sitting), I have finally checked into the hotel that will be home for the next week and a half. Tomorrow is a adjustment day, so i’m looking forward to viewing the area on foot as […]

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Off To Korea

Off To Korea

By on June 18, 2012 in Travel with 0 Comments

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New Book: Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea

New Book: Dispatches from the Peninsula: Six Years in South Korea

By on May 19, 2012 in Book, Travel with 0 Comments

In preparation for my trip to South Korea next month (work related), I decided to do a little reading on my destination. At first I was looking at official travel guides, but this first hand account seemed like it might be a interesting read as well. I’ve only spent about 20 minutes reading it so […]

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Carnival Magic Cruise 2012 Photos

Carnival Magic Cruise 2012 Photos

By on January 25, 2012 in HDR, iPhone, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

Our vacation (on the Carnival Magic)  this year was LONG overdue, and was amazing. Not because of all that we did, but of how little we did. Being lazy, afternoon naps and staying up until 2am dancing are all underrated in my opinion. We spent almost the entire time on the ship and only got […]

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Exported from Dearborn

Exported from Dearborn

By on January 3, 2012 in iPhone, Text Post, Travel, Video Post with 0 Comments

One of the best Super Bowl commercials from 2011 was the “Imported from Detroit” commercial with Eminem. The music was cool, the VO was cool and the overall look of the commercial made you want to run out and buy a new car from Detroit. This is the original spot. Not long after that we […]

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The Goldberg Visit

The Goldberg Visit

It’s been just over a week since we returned from CA, and I finally have time to take a breath and add more details about our trip to California. As I mentioned previously, we feel it went very well. Preamble Skip this if you just want to know about Dr. Goldberg It ended up being […]

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Max, Meet Dr. Goldberg

Max, Meet Dr. Goldberg

By on August 1, 2011 in Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

Since Max and Andrew entered early intervention just after their first birthday,  Brenda has always looked for any and all solutions that might help the boys. As time moved forward the focus would change, and of course now the focus is on his diagnoses of being on the spectrum of Autism. Brenda has read more […]

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A Happy Birthday Indeed

By on July 6, 2011 in Text Post, Travel, Video Post with 0 Comments

[ Javascript required to view QuickTime movie, please turn it on and refresh this page ] iPod version (8.2 MB) Even though I had to work what ended up being a very long day (9am until just after midnight), there were two things that really made my birthday a great day. First, all of the […]

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Some Seattle Photos

Some Seattle Photos

By on July 2, 2011 in HDR, Photo Post, Text Post, Travel with 0 Comments

It has been very nice after the months of work leading up to this project, to finally have a little down time. I got here 2 days early so I’ve been taking advantage of the time. I walked a LOT yesterday and took some photos, got plenty of sleep and have been getting caught up […]

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