Tag: Travel

Communique from Cómpeta – #11

Bjorn, left: “Well, I hear that those wretched Americans are coming down out of the hills of Cómpeta and headed to Malaga.” Torvik, right: “Those words make me weep with inconsolable abandon. Why must they torture us so?” Bjorn: “Now, now. We have to give the poor things […]

Past Imperfect – #177

For the Vanderbilts, this was merely the servants’ quarters…  Note: This is part of an on-going experiment at Bonnywood. Details found here. P.S. And yes, I realize that some of these ancient, never-updated Past Imperfects are less than stellar when it comes to imagination and wit. This is […]

Past Imperfect – #167

Somebody on the selection committee at the Atlantic City Miss America pageant was a wee bit confused about the actual states in America…  Note: This is part of an on-going experiment at Bonnywood. Details found here. P.S. Yes, I realize that, over the years, the pageant had candidates […]

Past Imperfect – #165

Innocent Bystander #1: “Are you seeing what I’m seeing?” Innocent Bystander #2: “If you mean a giant Donald Duck ass-up in the street, yes.” IB #1: “Does this happen a lot around here?” IB #2: “It’s New York City. You don’t question anything. You just hope that whatever […]

Past Imperfect – #161

Mardi Gras in the French Quarter of New Orleans, the morning after. Some would call it “Ash Wednesday”, but there was no one awake to make that call. (The two people you can see don’t count. They have been wandering the streets all night in search of their […]