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Here’s To Now

By     |    Jul 3, 2010
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It’s time for now.  Time to see things.  Time to watch things.  Time to go :::::: places.  We’ll see you shortly. Here’s to now! This song is from the movie 180° South — a great documentary about a Patagonian adventure.  Outside Magazine remarked: “It will make you quit your job.”  They may have been right.

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The Beginning

By     |    Jul 3, 2010
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One Sunday afternoon we’re sitting at a table in the window of Wilde in the Lakeview neighborhood of Chicago.  As usual, we’re feeling down on our corporate jobs and the prospect of another dull and unchallenging week.  Suddenly Paul says, “Let’s take off for a year.” I’m feeling crabby; the usual Sunday afternoon crabbiness.  I say, “I don’t even see the point of talking about stuff like this.  It’s too […]

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