Posts about Me

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Homage to Simple Joys 14

I have been in a slightly pensive mood lately. Fairly typical in my case. Such moods roll over me every few months and linger for a while. I actually enjoy them quite a bit. The word I most associate with in this times is melancholy, which can mean depression in […]

My Name is Lucky. 21

“Bond, James Bond.” “Lucky, Michael Lucky Hodson.” Just doesn’t roll off the tongue quite as easily. But given that one of those is a fictional character and the other seems to describe my actual real life, I think I win. I have written a good bit before about my random […]

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Why I am a Travel Oddball 56

It took me about three days to get from Girona, Spain to Ljubljana, Slovenia. Each day was somewhere between eight to twelve hours of actual travel, spent almost entirely on trains. I love travel. By that I mean I actually love the act of traveling. Just the “getting there” part. I […]

Jet Lag Hell 37

“This is why I travel overland. I am an overland traveler. I am an overland traveler.” Laying in bed, I repeat it over and over again, as if it will solve my current woe. There are plenty of reasons I prefer traveling overland as much as I can. In fact, […]

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