The Top Trends in Travel

The Top Trends in Travel
7. Shoes.
6. Rafts.
5. Unmanned space craft..
4. Seat Belts.
3. Wheels.
2. 3 oz. containers of liquids, according to the TSA.
1. Going places.

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Flight from Newark, NJ → Brownsville, TX (South Padre Island)

Travel Haiku Dozen shrimp poppers.
Celebrity magazine.
Blue travel pillow.
Two-hour layover.
George Bush Airport in Houston
Trip of a lifetime.

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The Top Colors for Luggage

The Top Colors for Luggage
7. Stolen.
6. Sequined.
5. Flannel
4. Tie-dye.
3. Leather.
2. Kind of an off-brown.
1. Whatever color you have everybody else is probably gonna have too.

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Flight From Newark, NJ → Krakow, Poland

I have discovered the most spacious seat of the 747 aircraft, the far left restroom. On long flights I immediately make my way to this area for some much needed R & R. I bring two hard cover novels, a body pillow, a map from the mid 1800’s, and of course a framed, life-sized portrait of Carlos. It accommodates all the comforts of home.

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The Top Signs That a Snake is Poisonous

The Top Signs That a Snake is Poisonous

The Top Signs That a Snake is Poisonous
5. It doesn’t look less annoyed when you tip-toe.
4. It doesn’t say goodbye when you do.
3. It doesn’t try to eat the strawberry you gave it.
2. It doesn’t have any friends.
1. It doesn’t laugh at your jokes.

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Terre Haute Super 8

Terre Haute Super 8

Staring at the hallway walls of the Terre Haute Super 8, I am struck by a singular painting hanging on the wall. The image is of a pale horse, standing on a cliff looking out over a horizon which includes the sea. Who is this artist? Does the negative space of the ocean reflect their own anonymity, lost among the drab beige wallpaper of a mid-western luxury hotel. And as my mind wanders, I ponder why this signature painting hangs here and not in some famous private art gallery and if the complimentary continental breakfast is still available after 10:30am.

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