Adventures in a Tajik Whorehouse

Because I promised to share this story one day… NOTE: This article was originally written in 2010 for inclusion in the historical records of my then National Guard unit.  I was a newly minted (and anciently cynical, having spent a number of years in the NCO corps) Medical Officer whose first assignment from the BC […]

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Tween-Fest 2015

I suppose it’s about time for my much delayed review of last month’s April’s Texas adventures. Things have been a bit weird in Chez Jane this month for ages now, but I really have no excuse for not putting this together sooner besides inertia. Ah, the power of procrastination. I’ve had this review 80% complete […]

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Galaxy Jane Cruises On Rollerblades: or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Skinned Knees

For those who think this is outside my blog’s purview, I want to point out that it is technically about travel.  I might not have traveled far, but, if you count shanks mare, it even involves two different modes of transportation. So there. I need to get my butt in gear and make some desperately […]

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B-Fest 2015 – Crap Happens

On the evening of January 23rd, 2015, round about 6PM, I settled myself in for 24 butt-numbing hours of things man was not meant to wot of.  Yes my friend, can your heart stand the shocking facts of…B-FEST 2015? What is a B-Fest, one might (legitimately) ask? It’s an annual 24 hour celebration of all […]

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CRUISE REVIEW – CARNIVAL SPLENDOR, NYC – SAN JUAN, OCT 24th – NOV 1st, 2014

Without further ado, here’s my (as always, long-winded and parenthetical) travelogue and review of our recent trip. Six people on a 10 day adventure, traveling by planes, trains and automobiles, in a very large circle that took us from Virginia, to New York, over the Atlantic Ocean, to the islands of the Eastern Caribbean, on […]

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