A Reminder of Why I’m a City Person: A Memory

An old update from 2008 I found: So last night around 7:30, I was driving through southern Mississippi, and had been driving for about 9 hours, so I decided to pull off for some food. Instead of just going for McDonald’s or some other crappy fast food like the Huddle House (would anyone actually eat…

Nang Rong: A Detour

“. . . With a firm and ample base; And ascending and secure. Shall tomorrow find its place.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Angkor ruins dot the entire area surrounding the Cambodia border, but there was one in particular that I wanted to see: Prasat Phanom Rung.  One of the largest in Thailand, this Hindu-Khmer monument…

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A Detour: Ontonagon and Rockland

“They’re all faded from all the light we have in here, but I kind of like the color they faded to.” – Angela Cummings One of the first things someone driving into downtown Ontonagon will notice, and there is no kinder way to put it, is that Ontonagon is a dying town. At least a…