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    I’m going to Orlando to blog the AARP convention, Orlando@50+ What an honor! I’m one of three people who were selected to blog the event. AARP will pick up my travel expenses, supply me with press credentials and a Flip camera, et voila! Le country boy becomes, for the weekend of September 30 through October [...]

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    Travel writers are gathering in Chicago this weekend under the aegis of #tbex (yeah, that’s a twitter hashtag), the Travel Bloggers Exchange. Not coincidentally, the BlogHer 09 conference is in Chicago this weekend too. Both events are sold out. #tbex founder Kim Mance and the tbex team will gather the travel bloggers again this fall [...]

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    Surf’s up!

    There’s an onomatopoetic resonance to “Platboom.” It sounds just like surf to me. Mike Golby—photographer, blogger, writer, and surfer—has some amazing pictures at his travel blog, “Cape Point Reserve.” You can find a more complete set of Mike’s breathtaking photography here at Zoopy. And of course there’s a facebook group. Mike’s been building the Cape [...]

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    Free High Speed Internet Access

    Been on the road for the last week or more and I’m home now, reflecting on the hospitality industry’s provision of network access. It was a vacation we needed. I didn’t know how much I needed to get away until, sitting in the Madison airport looking for a wifi signal and waiting for our flight [...]

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