Friday, pay day, good day! I just finished watching the Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. Great movie, a little trippy. In particular, I really dug the Portugese adaptations of David Bowie songs. Bill Murray has made some great movies – among my favorite being Caddyshack, Ghostbusters and Rushmore. I picked up a bottle of South […]
AFI’s put out some great music on their last two albums. I just watched them on Saturday Night Live and they rock. A ton of people called out from work today so it was an especially stressful Monday. On top of that, I pushed one of my superiors a little more than I should’ve in […]
Ok, I’m not really trying to go to sleep…yet. Lately, on work nights, I haven’t been able to fall asleep until about 1am. This gives me about 6.5 hours sleep which is not a heck of a lot. A bit of ice or freezing rain is falling outside on top of the inch of snow […]
It’s snowing out. We’re suppose to get 1-3 inches here in the Washington, DC area. It’s the first measurable amount this winter, which I’m convinced is further evidence of the slow but sure change in global weather patterns. Global warming presents a darn good reason for me to go see the glaciers of New Zealand, […]
It’s been a week since I started this blog, and I’m increasingly keen on the idea. I’ve been keeping written journals for the past 5 years or so, and have put my 3 travel journals online at GoBackpacking.com. I continue to customize this site, and I’m sure I’ll find new ways to tweak the look, […]
I’m posting a second time today to test out the Google map. I wanted to establish a link to what I expect to be my first destination – Auckland, New Zealand. Land of the adventurous, home of the kiwis.
Home base in Arlington, VA.
Eureka! Installing this blog software by WordPress on my own website was a snap. I had already done the message boards a few months ago, so I’m sure that experience helped. Still, with this up and running so quickly and easily, I’m now psyched to host my Round the World travel blog on home turf! […]