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  • And so to bed

    Last night I stayed up too late, drinking beer to obliterate the memory of mediocre potato chips. I successfully washed all the salt from my body, and so woke up screaming at 5 am, as my left calf cramped up on me. A few years ago, I didn’t realize what a cramp was. I thought […]

  • All Inclusive

    We’re staying at an all-inclusive resort. All food, all drink, everything except WiFi is gratis, paid for in advance. This has unfortunate consequences.

  • Blurred

    The first day in the resort is drawing to a close. From my bungalow up on the hill, I can hear the pounding of music from the bar down on the beach; it’s only about 10pm local time, so that might continue for a while yet. The low-level thudding of what sounds like the first […]

  • All buenas

    I woke several times in the night, and finally hauled myself from my bed about 6 am local time, mostly rested, still feeling like I’ve been run over by a truck. Days on end of travel will do that to you. Early in the morning there was already a man with a leaf blower tidying […]