Loitering
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When asked at a work event once what I do, a friend overheard and interjected that I “generally loiter”.

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Planting information seeds (I'll share what I know, and more information will boomerang around).
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All,

When considering booking flights, please be aware of how Google Flights can help!:

https://www.google.com/flights/

Google Flights lets you know what flights are available from an origin city given set time and cost parameters — for instance, i

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3 years ago
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Hi from Kuala Lumpur International Airport,

I am halfway through a several-day trip to Asia, having visited Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, continuing to Jakarta. During Christmas season, American Christmas songs are prevalent, even audible while a prayer to Allah flashes on the seatback screen on my M

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3 years ago
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Hi from Kuala Lumpur International Airport,

I am halfway through a several-day trip to Asia, having visited Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, continuing to Jakarta. During Christmas season, American Christmas songs are prevalent, even audible as a prayer to Allah flashes on the seatback screen on my Mala

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3 years ago
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Hi all — I have had loitering-related delays in posting, which will yield posts from my recent west coast trip and a weekend in Charleston, South Carolina! A San Francisco-related post will follow shortly, just as soon as I cohere my thoughts…

3 years ago
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If there’s an obligation you need to extricate yourself from with no questions asked, just say that you’re stuck at O’Hare. It’s plausible, and we’ve all been there (or are currently confined to limbo there). This might be true in your case, given how many flights there can’t get off the groun

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3 years ago
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(If Ergon lets me get away with it or fails to notice, from time to time, I am going to repurpose pre-existing emails describing a destination in lieu of conjuring up my recollections from scratch. Let’s think of it as an oral history. We’ll start with Muscat, Oman…)

November 28, 2012 9:27 PM

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3 years ago
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All — the WorkerAnts expedition to Stockholm reminds me of my trip to Stockholm during a two-week jaunt through several popular European airports in October 2009. This was my first solo overseas trip and my third time in Europe, so traveling in general felt newer to me. Looking back on my two night

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3 years ago
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All — as part of my Birthright Israel trip in January 2008, we spent a morning volunteering to harvest cilantro at a farm an hour south of Jerusalem. I remember hoping that someone would give me a call, so I could hang up on them with “Not now, I’m picking cilantro in Israel.” I made a nice, ful

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3 years ago
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All — a few recommendations for your Labor Day weekend:

1. Governors Island — accessible via the East River Ferry or a ferry departing from the Battery Maritime Building (next to the Staten Island Ferry terminal) — ferries also connect to Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6:
http://www.govisland.com

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3 years ago