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Video Postcard from Inis Meáin

March 17, 2016

Ireland is one of my favorite places. Good people, good spirits, good craic. On our last visit, Aaron and I spent four days on Inis Meáin, an Irish-speaking island on the west coast, where I took a whole a lot of pictures and thought I’d share some of them in honor of St. Patrick’s day.

 

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What Happens in Vegas

February 23, 2012

You arrive and are immediately greeted by the plings and whirls of slot machines right there in the airport.

You see Principal Belding from Saved by the Bell lurking among them. (Note: This is the highlight of your trip but only because Richard Marx will not be at your hotel until the day after you leave.)

You sit at a table stacked with books and talk to people and collect business cards.

You try your hand at gambling and opt for craps because how hard can it be to throw dice? Only to find out you can’t seem to hit the back wall without the dice bouncing off the table and hitting a cocktail waitress.

You lose $20.

You wake up the next day, and you’re sick.

You want to stay in bed and watch movies on Netflix, but instead you sit at a table and collect more business cards.

You go back to your room and watch movies on Netflix.

You order room service and eat in bed.

You Skype with your cat.

You sleep, and when you wake up, you check out and go home.

Photo by Krzysztof Belczyński