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Crossroads – Stamford, CT

March 5, 2008 Matt Thornton 3

Crossroads. The title of one of Eric Clapton’s (well, Cream*) greatest tracks and an awful chick-flick starring Britney “bury me in a Y-shaped coffin**” Spears. But both (presumably***) discuss the same topic – being at a juncture in life with various paths ahead of you. A little perspective: I have […]

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Paradise Found? – Puerto Escondido, Mexico

January 31, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

Regular readers (or in fact, anyone who can deduce the time between two different dates) might be wondering why I haven’t updated the blog in a while. I would love to say that it’s because, in the last couple of weeks, I have been so busy doing varied and wonderful […]

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Video Interlude – Mexico

January 31, 2008 Matt Thornton 0

A brief interpose to the usual witty and genial banterings for a video update. The first, one of the coolest things I have ever seen: a TV on a lightswitch. Every house should have one. Found in a hotel in Morelia, Mexico. The second, some random Mexican singing. Found in […]

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Cancún, Chechen Itzá and Tulúm, Mexico

December 21, 2007 Matt Thornton 2

My first impression of Cancún was simple. “Oh my God, I want to get out of here.” Fortunately, it turned out to be slightly unwarranted, but the majority of what you hear about Cancún is true. It is full of hotels and fast food chains, it is full of fat […]