Category Travel

T 039 No mon is an island

It all began with a naked girl on a beach. Peering down from the clifftop as she emerged from the waves on to a pristine white beach, Ian Fleming’s friend Ivar Bryce knew he’d found the spot. “Tie it up tomorrow,” he said to the Jamaican fixer with him. “Ian will adore this place.” (See […]

T 036 Saudi Arabia left a taste in me

Diet Coke (called Coca-Cola Light in some countries) is a sugar-free soft drink produced and distributed by The Coca-Cola Company. It contains artificial sweeteners. Unveiled on July 8, 1982[1] and introduced in the United States on August 9,[2] it was the first new brand since 1886 to use the Coca-Cola trademark. The product quickly overtook […]

T 035 Mixed messages

I bought this t-shirt at some store in South Korea. Not sure if it was made in South Korea or some other place in Asia. I do find it funny how printing words in English make the article of clothing into something exotic. What it actually means is not as important. I have seen examples of […]

T28 Might be corny, but I like it

T-shirts at concerts are expensive, but I wanted to go in a matching outfit with The Wife. Instead of getting one at the Boston vendor both, I decided to get a matching set of these for our date night. We both some nice comments as we walked to the Majestic Theather, avenue in San Antonio […]

T27 This iron horse​ eats no hay

I normally link a story related to my t-shirts to entries in Wikipedia. There isn’t one for Austin & Texas Central Railroad, so this blog will not be as info-rich as some others. The Wife and I took this train from north Austin to Llano. It a pleasant ride. Riding on a train, unless you […]

T25 A ship was sunk but not hopes

USS Arizona was a Pennsylvania-class battleship built for and by the United States Navy in the mid-1910s. Named in honor of the 48th state‘s recent admission into the union, the ship was the second and last of the Pennsylvania class of “super-dreadnought” battleships. Although commissioned in 1916, the ship remained stateside during World War I. […]

T23 The origin of my fav number?

Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon. Mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin, both American, landed the lunar moduleEagle on July 20, 1969, at 20:18 UTC. Armstrong became the first to step onto the lunar surface six hours after landing on July 21 at 02:56:15 UTC; […]