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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Final Chapter: And time cast forth his mortal creature…

As the island of Barbados was unveiled by the pure-light of day, two tanned figures walked away from the transplanted shadows of a few well-placed royal palms, heading towards the shore. The young couple, he with blondish hair and an … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 34: I’m not trying to get away from myself anymore…

“That’s a wonderful piece honey, it reads like poetry,” She put the magazine on the coffee table. “Thanks… the poet laureate of Conset Bay,” Morgan said smiling. “Yeah.” “Well finish your coffee and we’ll take Dylan down to the water.” … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 33: Morgan’s Intro to the Premier Issue of SEA magazine

My search for cover art for this, the premier and winter issue of SEA took me to the East Coast, and more specifically the Old Dartmouth Whaling Museum in New Bedford, Massachusetts, where I hoped to secure permission to reproduce … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 31: Almost everything had fallen into place…

The painted desert can wait ‘til summer, We’ve played this game of ‘just imagine’ long enough. – Natalie Merchant  Waiting. This time, hopefully. Waiting for a response to resumes sent to the islands two weeks ago in the hope of … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book2, Chapter 30: There are a lot of answers…

What and where is America? (first draft) by Livy Tinsley Artists have long seen America as a retreat from the outside world, a quiet place where one can allow inspiration to flow. Spiritualists believe it to be “the promised land,” … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 29: O bla dee, O bla da, life goes on…

“O bla dee, O bla da, life goes on” – The Beatles   Journal Entry, 5am Trudy, we’ve been in Barbados for nearly a year now. We felt we had to get away from America for a little while.  The … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 28: Mexican Wedding Cookies in the Sea…

Seychelles – Mexican Wedding Cookies in the Sea by Livy Tinsley Seychelles by way of Zanzibar. Serenghetti for Morgan on the way back but now Seychelles, sea shells, the Indian Ocean. French settlers, Arab traders came first, 16th century, Shakespeare … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 27: Rincon. Queen of the coast…

Journal Entry – Livy Rincon. Queen of the coast. Two boards, Morgan and I. There’s a richness here, a spirit to this place, a feeling of greatness, or a feeling that being here is a great thing. I’m just going … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 26: Let’s get out of here and get some waves…

They’d fallen asleep and the sun was going down behind the mountains. Still lying on the blanket that had served as a makeshift bed, they both turned to one another at the same moment and smiled. “Plane doesn’t leave until … Continue reading

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Ticket To Ride, Book 2, Chapter 25: This is a holy place but not a “holy” place…

Together, they traveled into the mountains north of Los Angeles in search of a Buddhist temple. There, they didn’t feel particularly welcome, or even otherwise enthused. A female monk greeted them from a distance as they approached the temple. The … Continue reading

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