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journey as destination

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El Camino with a King Size Bed

“Life is a journey, not a destination.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson I thought of this oft-quoted phrase when, on a Thursday at the end of May, the final Delta flight on my route from Denver to Montreal was cancelled.  That it was aborted after we had boarded the aircraft, taxied onto the runway and then, … Continue reading

The Price of Finishing

“Where are you heading?” asked the man seated next to me in the scenic car as Amtrak‘s California Zephyr rumbled across Illinois.  I was multitasking — peering out the window while reviewing photos on my laptop — and glanced over.  With his worn sweater, baggy pants and bug-shaped eyeglasses that harkened from the 1980s, he … Continue reading

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