Thoughts and photos from the road #writephoto

All of these photos are probably illegal, because I was taking them while at the wheel on a solo drive from the Twin Cities to Lincoln, but I’m willing to take that risk since I’m an otherwise safe driver.

A long drive means a long time to think, listen to music, talk on the phone, and more. So, here’s an account of the drive, which has more detail (!) than what I journaled about.

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[M.A.P.L.E. VII-14] Kansapolis

What in the world is that name? Well, although it could be a made-up city name, it’s really some sort of translation of a real city name.

While I was walking with Dina yesterday, the name of one of the US cities with -polis in its name came up, and then I made other city names based on that ending.

Let’s consider three cities in the United States that end in the morpheme “-polis.”

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April 9, 2006 (#FBF)

Today’s blog post is brought to you by Flashback Friday. Given that my main activity today will be driving, I will bring a post of a road trip from 2006–the longest day of me being in a car… or close enough.

Granted, today’s drive is “only” a combined seven hours. Not as bad as the nine-ish hours from nine years ago!

(Note: This post was pre-scheduled to publish at 11:00. I’m not blogging while I’m driving!)

 

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[402/441] Codes

Now, what codes could I be referring to here?   Interestingly, the combination of numbers “402” and “441” are both VERY salient to me, although I only thought about the number “402” when I went to write this post.  There are a few things that I want to write about in response to the number 402.

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