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Case of the Mondays #3: Texas Rolling Plains

Case of the Mondays #3: Texas Rolling Plains

Woohoo! It is Monday again! Happy start of the awesome week, everyone! But just in case you could use a quick break to look at a pretty picture of a pretty place far away (or not) from your office, the Case of the Mondays series is back! After Bacuit Archipelago and Punta de la Ferrera, this week we move inland to northern Texas for a view of seemingly endless rolling plains there. Remember the rules: click on the picture to enlarge it, wait for it to load, scroll around and enjoy the view, then click anywhere to return to reality. […]

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Flying To Houston For A Workout

Flying To Houston For A Workout

This one is going to the bucket of crazy things I have done. It was just another day in Oklahoma and I was getting ready to go to the gym for a quick workout. Well, thinking about getting ready to go to the gym, to be more precise. While procrastinating, I was texting with my friend Cody who lives in Texas. He confessed to me that he was never comfortable going to a gym because back in high school he felt intimidated by all the football jocks whenever he was trying to work out. So, I jumped on the next […]

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A Few Days In Dallas

A Few Days In Dallas

It was again time to get out of here for a few days and use my flight benefits to catch up with a few friends in Dallas. Besides meeting friends, I was excited to finally check out the city. It is still growing rapidly and is consistently being rated as one of top places to live in the US. Hanging Out With Bruce My former co-worker moved down to Dallas from Iowa to continue working remotely from the comfort of their (huge) house down there. It seems that Bruce had a good thing going down there so I wanted to […]

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No Regrets (or Why I Am I Glad To Be Back)

No Regrets (or Why I Am I Glad To Be Back)

Regret is usually a waste of time… — The Thomas Crown Affair Just a few weeks ago I made the decision to cut my round-the-world trip short. That is, as short as seven months of living out of my backpack, traveling through five continents and 21 countries could be. Because of all the little things that ticked me off in a couple weeks prior to that, I felt very relieved and happy to make that decision. Still, in the back of my mind, the thought of ‘giving up’, not finishing the trip as ‘planned’, not hitting up all twenty four […]

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