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My Decade-Long World Series Odyssey

My Decade-Long World Series Odyssey

Ten Years. Seven Cities. One Dream. September 26, 2015, was no ordinary day. Overnight the Chicago Cubs had officially clinched a playoff berth putting them on a possible trajectory to make it to the World Series in my lifetime – much earlier...

 

Journeys without George: By the Power of Zeus

Journeys without George: By the Power of Zeus

This is a long one… Picking up where we left off…the Grand Bazaar was everything I read about, and more. A total of 60 streets and 4,000 shops combine to create one of the world’s largest covered shopping centers in the world. ...

 

Journeys Without George: Turkiye

Journeys Without George: Turkiye

Well, it’s been nearly four years since the last Journey without George. But here we are visiting Turkey and Greece, or as I call them – countries 29 & 30. The journey began at the Indianapolis International Airport barely...

 

Journeys Without George: The Return of Jordan

  The title is perhaps a little misleading.  I had never been to Jordan before, so it didn’t really “return” anything.  But it goes with the theme, so there. Knowing I wasn’t going to visit the water parks or beach all that much...

 

Journeys Without George: The Emirates Strike Back

  Greetings from Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates.  To the west and south the Emirates border Saudi Arabia, to the east and south Oman, and to the north the Persian Gulf (with Dubai being about a 30...

 

Journeys Without George: London, Part II

  Journeys without George: I’m Lovin’ It Greetings from Schererville, Indiana. We begin this final edition of the European Adventure with a little Mamas and the Papas: Monday, Monday…been so good to me. And enough of that. Monday...

 

Journeys Without George: London, Part I

  Journeys without George: Big Ben and the Dreaded Daylight Savings Time (Note: The following must be read using a British accent.) Cheerio from London! I arrived in the UK on Saturday afternoon. My return trip on the Eurostar was much...

 

Journeys Without George: Brussels, Part II

  Journeys without George: When in Belgium, do as the tourists do… I forgot to mention what last night’s dinner actually was. I went to a nearby place called L’entrée Des Artistes. When you walk inside you’re greeted by framed...

 

Journeys Without George: Brussels, Part I

  Journeys without George: Brussels Part I From the top: Mom dropped me off at the Highland bus station Wednesday afternoon for the journey north to O’Hare. As we were pulling up to the airport, a girl sitting a few rows behind me said,...

 

Journeys with George: No. 10 is No. 1!

  Cheerio, from Washington!  We are officially back in America after an 8 hour flight from an Air Force Base in Suffolk, UK.  It took 2 ½ hours to drive there from London, but was well worth it (more on that offline).  We spent the...

 
 
 
 
 
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