Cork, Ireland One of the best things about living in Cork is the creativity and liveliness of the art scene. One of the best things about living in Ireland is seeing the mishmash of[…]
Comedian Louis C.K. talks with Conan O'Brien. A hilarious chat about how far we've come technologically — and a reminder to appreciate the little things. He's a bit more harsh in his criticism of others[…]
First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do. ~ Epictetus (55-135 AD) Greek Philosopher
Which one is American? Thus far most of the content here on TourAbsurd has been silly travel stories, funny pictures, and little inspiring quotey tidbits. This is to entertain you, gentle reader, and to[…]
The world is good-natured to people who are good natured. ~ William Makepeace Thackeray
The burning question is… WHY?
Every once in a while, I give in and believe in Irish faeries. Sometimes it is when the house keys go missing only to reappear in a spot that has been check at least 5[…]
More travel and laughter.
Travel gives me the opportunity to walk through the sectors of cities where one can clearly see the passage of time. ~ Jerzy Kosinski
Howdy, kids! If you are reading this post, it means the DNS — aka, the magical traffic wizard of the interwebs — has updated. What you are seeing is the new and improved (well, mostly!)[…]
Hello, all! Just a quick update to let you know that I’m working on updating the website and getting a whole new look. It’s going well and I can’t wait to have everything up and[…]
Woohoo! I won the weekly contest! Be sure to follow Todd’s blog (Twitter, too!). Maybe you’ll guess the next mystery photo! …and Jasmine, of course: http://jasminewanders.com/ (Also on Twitter)! Cheers! ps: Am I the only[…]
“What should I have known or written had I been a quiet, mercantile politician or a lord in waiting? A man must travel, and turmoil, or there is no existence.” ~ George Byron
The musician is from Scotland. I posted this because, several times while walking down Oliver Plunkett Street in Cork, I have been fortunate enough to hear someone playing hammered dulcimer. First encountered it at the[…]
“To read a writer is for me not merely to get an idea of what he says, but to go off with him and travel in his company.” ~ André Gide (French Author — 1869[…]
Stop the Serengeti highway I only just found out about this. It would be a travesty. You can also find information, including action you can take, on the Facebook page.
2 Jan. 2009 – Part 3 Serengeti National Park, Tanzania (Part 1 was Oldupai Gorge and Maasai village; Part 2 was Guess the Critter!) After the cheetah, everything else might seem anticlimactic, right? NOOO! The[…]
The 600 Years from the macula on Vimeo. Mapping during 600 years anniversary of the astrological tower clock situated at Old Town Square in center of Prague.