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It’s guess it’s time to start again…

I guess I’m back.  Maybe a year since the last entry.  I got to...

Fried Pickles and a Duck in a Sweater

I think my first taste of a fried pickle was over ten years ago standing at...

“Look everyone, it’s a beer crawl!”

What life could bring on day drinking wrapped around a semi organized craft...

Sunscreen, Betsey Johnson and a Village

Tomorrow is my birthday. I actually enjoy birthdays, and truthfully I...

525,600 Shows

Like many people I enjoy lists. I like the structure of making a list, I...

Life Is Easier When You’ve Got A Posse

A few weeks back I received a group text from one of my girlfriends, she had...

The Joshua Tree – With or Without You

I’ll start with two stories. The first takes place around thirty years...

The Joshua Tree – Where the Streets Have No Name

“We can be in the middle of the worst gig in our lives, but when we go...

The Joshua Tree – I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For

We are now in the home stretch.  The last three posts, and purposefully,...

Emotional Rollercoaster: The Highs and Lows of Being a Lifelong Cavaliers Fan

With the tipoff to game four just a few hours away, I thought I’d take a...

60 Hours in Dallas for the National Championship

I said there would be no regrets for this one. I lied. This...

A Retrospective Look Back at January 1st

In case the picture doesn’t show it, I am an Ohio State fan. Not just...

Formentera

When C. Smith suggested that we head to Spain for our next vacation I was...

Delayed Travel Musings – Iceland Adventure

Back in my ex-pat days I kept, or tried to keep, a blog about my travels...

Forum Magnum goes to The Forum

This past fall C. Smith and I took a much anticipated trip to Italy....

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Formentera

When C. Smith suggested that we head to Spain for our next vacation I was...

The Joshua Tree – With or Without You

I’ll start with two stories. The first takes place around thirty years...

The Joshua Tree – Where the Streets Have No Name

“We can be in the middle of the worst gig in our lives, but when we go...

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For centuries, the Roman Forum, or “Forum Magnum” as the citizens of the ancient city called it, was the center of Roman public life. It served as a site for triumphal processions and elections, was the nucleus of commercial affairs, and more importantly a venue for public speeches. The teeming heart of ancient Rome, it has been called the most celebrated meeting place in the world, and in all history.  READ MORE