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2014 in review

Well, I didn’t think I would have another blog post in 2014 but the good people at WordPress put this together and I thought it might be worth sharing. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,800 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would …

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R.I.P. My father: Wayne Monroe Jorden

There are times in life that seem stressful in the moment – but if/when you “survive” them, they provide material to laugh about. The morning of October 5, 2014, I had booked a taxi to take my father to Leeds Railway Station. He would catch a bus to Huddersfield (renovations were being conducted on the track …

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A bit of a dud…

I had actually been somewhat of a roll. Let’s see… on the previous three Sundays, I had spent time in London (going to France, coming back from France, and in transit on the way to Cambridge). While this weekend wasn’t going to feature any time in the capital, it was shaping up to be fun. …

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About to Cross the Channel

The first twelve days of 2014 haven’t really been exciting, as I haven’t done much other than compete in four ParkRuns. Despite the fact I don’t have any lectures this month, I have been busy working to complete an assignment that’s due tomorrow (Monday, January 13). I thought I had finished it a couple of days …

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Calm before the storm

Prior to 5 p.m. yesterday (Friday, November 29), my week was pretty much uneventful. But Fridays nights and Saturday mornings always provide opportunities for fun – and insanity. After my Marketing Responsible Tourism lesson yesterday, I met up with Satoshi to have dinner at a Greek restaurant near Hyde Park named Onion. Getting there was …

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Freezing…

I wasn’t sure how I would start my latest blog entry as this week hasn’t been the most exciting of weeks (of course, they all can’t be). But anyway this morning, I participated in the Park Run and it was… freezing! (I don’t have any pictures from today’s Park Run. I had more important things …

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