#OTR50: On the Road to 50

The post that started it all back on 11 March 2019!

Day 1 of 365: I have silly stories, tragic tales, dramatic experiences, happy occasions, random anecdotes, and snippets of poetry that all add up to the chronical that is my life until now. . . On the Road to 50. […]

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#OTR50 Day 72: Science Fiction or Fictional Science Fact?

Today I made the acquaintance of several robots. Yes, there are times when my day job definitely has its moments. Spending the day chatting with roboticists makes the time fly even when the days are unbearably long and I am daydreaming about soaking my feet and sleeping. There are stories to be found and revealed […]

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#OTR50 Day 71: Hotel Rooms

Crisp linens, Fresh soaps, Fluffy towels. It may not be my bed, But it will do for now. 294 Days to go. #OTR50

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#OTR50 Day 70: Travel Interrupted

Delayed Postponed Late arrival Mechanical Failures Cancelled Familiar words and phrases to the business traveller. I tried to write a poem about this travel life, but it didn’t flow and felt far to contrived. On the upside, I napped on my last flight and I’m getting work done in the airport. I will likely not […]

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#OTR50 Day 69: Don’t Sleepwalk

Back on Day 7, 62 posts ago, I dedicated a post to the poet Maggie Smith. I do so again today. Here’s today’s post to herself, to her readers, to the world. Do not sleepwalk through your life. View this post on Instagram Wake up. ✨ * * #keepmoving #keepmovingforward #keepgoing #todaysgoal #notetoself #wakeup #wakeupcall […]

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#OTR50 Day 68: Trying to Stay Positive

The Ups and Downs of Business Travel Downside: Late night dinners while eating take-out in the room Upside: Savory egg, spinach, tomato crêpe from a tiny Paris crêperie was AMAZING Downside: Late night email catch-up is long and arduous Upside: It is unlikely anyone will text me with anything urgent before noon CET Downside: Crazy long […]

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#OTR50 Day 67: Panic Attack

Words. Words. Words. Words have power Words have pulled my strings Words hold me close Words take over When I cannot breathe When I cannot speak I can write 298 Days to go #OTR50

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#OTR50 Day 66: In the Skies again

I am writing this in flight to France. I don’t know if the internet is strong enough to post it. I gave up on my email. It’s the equivalent of about 2am EST although I’m now somewhere over the Atlantic chasing the sun and approaching the western shores of Europe. Everytime I fly across the […]

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