Tag Archives: USA

The High Line

Our last day in New York was a short day, with time for a little sight seeing in the morning, a late check-out, lunch, and then off to the airport. The High Line was only about a dozen blocks from … Continue reading

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NYC

I was fortunate enough to have a meeting in New York City and decided to stay on for a few extra days to enjoy the city. But first we had to get there, and the best flights took us through … Continue reading

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Washington – Again

I really enjoy visiting Washington D.C. I’m not entirely sure I would enjoy living there, unless of course I happened to come into a small fortune. Otherwise, I suspect the commute would get old rather quickly. But when I visit, … Continue reading

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Cold

Washington is wonderful city with a rich heritage of impressive monuments. It’s also a very pedestrian friendly city, at least in the core. This gives you the opportunity to see iconic monuments from a different perspective. So when I visit, … Continue reading

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A Walk In The Park

Today may have involved a walk in the park, in the literal sense, but yesterday’s flight was neither a literal nor a metaphorical walk in the park. A simple 90 minute direct flight from Ottawa to Washington turned into a … Continue reading

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Make The Best Of It

When your trip doesn’t work out quite as you’d hoped, you have a simple choice; focus on the inconvenience or embrace the opportunity. This often presents unusual opportunities. So when I found myself in a Miami airport hotel I decided … Continue reading

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Perspective

Palm trees. For me, they conjure up images of relaxing on a tropical beach, or at the very least lounging by the pool. But as you step back you begin to get hints of the true context. As the camera … Continue reading

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Sunset

It was minus 15 degrees (near zero Fahrenheit) when I woke up, and 25 degrees (mid 70’s Fahrenheit) when I went to bed. Some travel was involved. In fact, quite a bit of travel. Other than airports and airplanes, the … Continue reading

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Portland

I have a weakness for beer, especially interesting beer. This makes Portland a very dangerous place. It appears that Ian has the same problem. Genetics will do that to you. When we checked in last night, we asked for restaurant … Continue reading

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Washington

My last post seemed to get a pretty universal rating of “creepy”, in spite of receiving quite a few “likes” – often from the same people. I’ll take that as confirmation of my initial uncertainty about exactly what to make … Continue reading

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