Posts Tagged Travel

Travel Sabbatical

The line “leaving on a jet plane, don’t know when I’ll be back again” from John Denver’s song is on repeat in my head. Its a song about a man who is going on a journey and doesn’t say a proper goodbye to his lover as he doesn’t know when he’s coming back. Not surprisingly, recent events with Basherter and RacquetBallGuy are to blame for me thinking about this song because like the character in John’s song, I sometimes take the easy way out. I leave without really ending things. Heck, RacquetBallGuy and I didn’t really break up when I […]

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Why We Travel

Those of you who have been reading my blog for sometime will know that the title: Ursula’s No So Secret History is inspired by Paul Theroux’s book My Secret History. I don’t really have a secret life that no one knows about — I just want to document my personal history so that I could look back in time at my own growth and development. In any event, one of the things that totally captivated me about that book which is part based on Paul’s own life was his travel adventures. Sure I found his sexual exploits and treatment of […]

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How Many Have You Visited?

I’ve visited 30 states in the Union. These are highlighted below in red. Thinking I’ll set a personal goal to try and visit the other 20 before I’m 45. That gives me almost 12 years. create your own visited states map or write about it on the open travel guide Travel Map found over at Red Ted Keeps a Diary.

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