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Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

So, once again I’ve taken to the ship. Perhaps not too quietly, but quietly enough. In recent months, I’ve definitely been grim about the mouth, and have been closer to stepping into traffic or pushing off people’s hats or following close after funerals, so perhaps it’s allowable that I wasn’t quite as silent as I might have been. My buddy, Ishmael, would allow me that luxury, I suspect. What’s been surprising is that taking to the ship hasn’t been the…

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This Post Has No Title (Or Point)

This Post Has No Title (Or Point)

OK, so, it’s been four months and a couple of weeks since I last posted here on Terrastomper. I’d like to say that’s because I’ve been too busy actually stompin’ on the terra, but alas, that wouldn’t be honest. So what HAVE I been doing since I returned from Europe (since I obviously haven’t been writing)? Here’s a brief recap: * Looked at a few sailboats here in the U.S. Seeing such boats before they got sold (as had some…

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An Intermission? Or Act III?

An Intermission? Or Act III?

Racing along the fogbound coast of Connecticut — or we may have already entered Rhode Island, I don’t know — and I have to say: the performance of this Amtrak Acela Express train is quite nice. It’s not quite as snappy as the high-speed trains in Europe (we’re behind schedule: surprise, surprise) but it’s cozy, we’re moving now at a good clip and you don’t have any of the airport BS to deal with. Ought to be more of this…

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