Tag Archives: Travel

Jonah Raskin :
TRAVEL | Three days in LA: Tales of a reluctant tourist

It’s clear that there’s little if anything natural about LA. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | April 18, 2019 “Disneyland is presented as imaginary in order to make us believe that the rest is real, when in fact … finish reading Jonah Raskin :
TRAVEL | Three days in LA: Tales of a reluctant tourist

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Michael James :
Loving the bums, another march on Washington, bonding with my kids, and the White Sox lose to the Orioles, 1983

The season was done and I was a sad boy, one ‘mizzable bastard,’ to use my dad’s expression. But I jumped into the cooling waves and was rejuvenated. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | July 22, 2015 [In … finish reading Michael James :
Loving the bums, another march on Washington, bonding with my kids, and the White Sox lose to the Orioles, 1983

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Michael James :
The beach house, south to Mexico, and a
rainbow victory, 1983

From this tiny spot on the edge of the earth I ventured out into the world, seeking adventures and trying to make Mother Earth a better place. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | May 12, 2015 [In this … finish reading Michael James :
The beach house, south to Mexico, and a
rainbow victory, 1983

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Michael James :
Coin, Durango & Hannibal: On the road with Jesse James, 1979

By noon Jesse and I were on the road, rolling west toward Durango, Colorado, to visit my ex-pro-football-playing friend David Meggyesy. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | December 10, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images … finish reading Michael James :
Coin, Durango & Hannibal: On the road with Jesse James, 1979

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Michael James :
Stepping into America to see family, comrades & friends, then a return to Mexico, 1976-’78

After opening the Heartland Café in 1976, trips bolstered my positive outlook about life, and probably kept me sane. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | August 19, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images from his … finish reading Michael James :
Stepping into America to see family, comrades & friends, then a return to Mexico, 1976-’78

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Michael James :
Gifts from the Great Spirit, tripping in NOLA, leaping forward & following a rainbow, 1975-’77

As the rain poured down and we cradled ourselves in the palm of a giant southern oak, Katy and I shook hands and committed to giving this restaurant thing a try. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | June … finish reading Michael James :
Gifts from the Great Spirit, tripping in NOLA, leaping forward & following a rainbow, 1975-’77

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Michael James :
Broken bones, Castle in the Sky, on the res, and meeting Katy Hogan, 1975-’76

Once, in an altered state, Duane and I climbed a fire tower in the night and looked over many square miles of pine trees under the stars. By Michael James | The Rag Blog | May 14, 2014 [In this … finish reading Michael James :
Broken bones, Castle in the Sky, on the res, and meeting Katy Hogan, 1975-’76

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Marilyn Katz :
Two decades after Oslo, a look at life in Israel and Palestine

While in the Middle East last October, I saw firsthand why ending occupation is so necessary — and why it will be so difficult. By Marilyn Katz | The Rag Blog | April 22, 2014 Part one of two. With … finish reading Marilyn Katz :
Two decades after Oslo, a look at life in Israel and Palestine

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Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

The summers of 1967 and ’68 were hot — real hot — and we were in the ‘guts of the ogre.’ By Michael James | The Rag Blog | March 3, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images … finish reading Michael James :
Poor whites respond to Black rebellion, plus Buffalo Gap and the Klan, 1967-’68

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Michael James :
In and out of Uptown, the ‘Appaloosa Mother,’ and meeting Dr. King, 1967

Sonny gave me this advice: ‘Just make sure you’re not hanging out in these same bars 20 years from now.’ By Michael James | The Rag Blog | February 12, 2014 [In this series, Michael James is sharing images from … finish reading Michael James :
In and out of Uptown, the ‘Appaloosa Mother,’ and meeting Dr. King, 1967

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David P. Hamilton :
On living in France

Within the narrow parameters of my own life, living in Paris was epic. I returned stunned, trying to determine what the experience had meant to us. By David P. Hamilton | The Rag Blog | January 22, 2014 “’Americans should … finish reading David P. Hamilton :
On living in France

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Michael James : Back to Uptown, 1965-1966

Two men, Uptown Chicago, 1966. Photos by Michael James from his forthcoming book, Michael Gaylord James’ Pictures from the Long Haul. Pictures from the Long Haul: Back to Uptown: Bye-bye California, Chicago here I come, 1965-1966 I was glad to … finish reading Michael James : Back to Uptown, 1965-1966

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