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    2020 Grateful 52

    2020 Grateful 51: Here on Earth to fart around

    We live in a world of convenience. We can buy just about anything we need without leaving home. We’re increasingly interacting with people online. Heated

    Africa

    I helped make my world better today

    ‘That was a message from the Sheha [mayor] of the local village. We were to go there today, to visit the school, and give out

    Budapest

    The Other Balaton

    I’m writing this from Balaton. Not the Balaton. But the one and only Balaton in the United States of America, a small town in southwest

    2019 Grateful 52

    2019 Grateful 19: Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives

    You can tell just by looking at me that I like my food.  I appreciate good food, be it in 5-star restaurants, other people’s dining

    2019 Grateful 52

    2019 Grateful 21: Masses in Two States

    Going to mass in the USA is quite the experience. Apart from the fact that I can understand what’s being said (which is novel in

    Smiling Jack
    California

    Smiling Jack – a living legacy

    Sometimes you don’t get quite what you ordered for breakfast. Sometimes you get a helluva lot more. I ordered pancakes and coffee and got Smiling

    Arizona

    Indian Fry Bread – positively orgasmic

    I had a list of food I wanted to try during our California/Arizona road trip. At the top of it was a bacon cheeseburger from

    Made in America Buck Williams, Williams AZ
    2019 Grateful 52

    2019 Grateful 46: Made in America

    Wandering around Williams AZ shortly after 8 am on a Friday morning, I spotted a rare sight. A man smoking. It was such a novelty

    Valentine's Day, London Brige, Lake Havasu
    Arizona

    A Valentine’s Day to remember

    Sad really. Neither of us could remember what we’d done for the last three years on Valentine’s Day. Nothing memorable obviously. Himself would rate himself

    2019 Grateful 52

    2019 Grateful 47

    It’s Sunday night. I’m sitting at the table in the Jungle Mansion. One of their 13 friendly local raccoons is messing around outside. It’s dark.

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