RE: [MedievalSawdust] Glastonbury Chairs - Thoughts
Oh, except for security lines, which are unavoidable, I never wait at the airport. Limiting myself to a single carry-on has been enormously liberating.
And because the pictures don’t do them justice.
On Wed, June 2, 2010 1:37 pm, Bill McNutt wrote:
> > > The point? To see the Mona Lisa, the Arc d' Triumph, and THEN toeat
> comforting food, with ketchup and drink tea with ice and sugar in it.Why not just get a good picture of them? Then you wouldn't have to wait
in airport lines or leave the comfort of your favorite chair? :-)
Seriously, though, I found the best travel advice of my entire life came
from a old-school cruising yachtie, Tom Colvin:
"If the locals eat it, or do without it, so can you."
Immensely liberating. But your mileage, evidently, varies. And that's OK
too. We all make our tradeoffs. I just find that comfort and habit are
fine routines, but can become a terrible tyranny if you don't challenge
them now and then.
> Meseems that too many of my countrymen visit another century the same way
> they visit another country--they won't consider it unless there are no
> differences at all from their life at home, and no possible risk of
> discomfort. Holiday Inn tourism. I've always wondered, what's the point?
- Of all the possible purposes I co sidered - that wasn't one of them.
You learn something new every day (if not, what's the point of getting out of bed).
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