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    Monday Quote: The Road Is Life

    Aug 13, 2012

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    “Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life.” – Jack Kerouac Image. (…) Read more »

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    What Author Speaks To You The Most?

    Jul 08, 2012

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    For me it has always been Jack Kerouac. My introduction to his writing was of course On The Road but I think of all his novels “Big Sur” speaks to me the most. (…) Read more »

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    On the Road: A Movie We Can’t Wait to See

    Jul 08, 2012

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    “The best teacher is experience.” ~Jack Kerouac On the Road is one of those books I read in college that has stuck in my soul ever since. There’s something about Jack Kerouac’s way of writing that gets my heart beating so fast. I loved the energy I loved the rhythm it had — it got (…) Read more »

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    Documentary: Magic Trip

    Sep 23, 2011

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    I have more than a small obsession with Jack Kerouac.  I have all of his books and I treasure them, often re-reading them and each time finding something new and eye-opening in their pages.  On the Road was the first one I read, and then re-read when I was literally on the road taking my (…) Read more »

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    A Blogger Meetup in San Francisco

    Aug 16, 2011

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    On my first day in San Francisco I met up with Micaela who writes the blog The Drifter and the Gypsy. We met for coffee at a cute little place in North Beach called Café Trieste. North Beach is one of my favorite neighborhoods in San Fran – located in the northern part of the (…) Read more »

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    San Francisco Photo Diary

    Aug 16, 2011

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    “Take another little piece of my heart…” San Francisco is the only other city I’ve lived in besides Philadelphia.  A few years ago I drove across the country with a friend and when I got to San Fran I fell in love with it and decided I wasn’t leaving.  The vibe of the city is (…) Read more »

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    monday quote

    Aug 15, 2011

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    “The air was soft, the stars so fine, the promise of every cobbled alley so great…” - Jack Kerouac Top photo is from Jack Kerouac alley in San Francisco. (…) Read more »

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    monday quote

    May 02, 2011

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    “what is the feeling when you’re driving away from people, and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? -it’s the too huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-bye. but we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” - jack kerouac images by 4th and bleeker. (…) Read more »

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    book club update!

    Dec 21, 2009

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    as i’m nearing the end of on the road i was inspired to take a look at the fashion of the beat generation.  beatniks were characterized by their rebellious spirit and anti-establishment, anti-materialistic philosophy, and they expressed this through stark and simple fashion.  jack kerouac and his crew wore old, ripped jeans and t-shirts because (…) Read more »

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    on the road: part two

    Dec 07, 2009

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    “what is that feeling when you’re driving away from people and they recede on the plain till you see their specks dispersing? – it’s the too-huge world vaulting us, and it’s good-by.  but we lean forward to the next crazy venture beneath the skies.” what did you all think of part two of on the (…) Read more »

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