Monthly Archives: August 2010

Chermin Tour Guide Speak

The traveler was active; he went strenuously in search of people, of adventure, of experience. The tourist is passive; he expects interesting things to happen to him. He goes “sight-seeing.””     Daniel J Boorstin   I recently decided to take on my…

Where Has Woodstock Gone?

I don’t mean Charlie Brown’s little feathered friend.    I’m wondering what has happened in the last 40 years since that well known three days of peace and music at Max Yasgur’s farm when Jimi played his version of that…

Live Your Dream

“Anything worth doing… is worth overdoing.” – Mick Jagger  “Everything in excess” – Fiona Steel Who knew that Mick and I had so much in common?  He has lips and I’d like some. He had energy and so did I…

A Tourist in Munich

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” – Bilbo via JRR Tolkien When arriving in any…

What’s Really in the Box?

‘Mama always said life was like a box a chocolates, never know what you’re gonna get.’ – Forrest Gump The little unexpected experiences waiting just around the corner are what make life interesting. Sometimes they’re a pleasure and sometimes they…