Category Archives: how did I get here

Road trip!

where the hell is hoover

Oh, hey, been a while. I assure you, I’ve been painting–but I’ve also been prepping for a month in Brazil. While I’m there, I’ll update this as I can; for now, here’s where I’ll be and when: And in a … Continue reading

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been through the desert in a rented passat

When the Revs announced they’d be hitting Tucson for the

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you can’t take me anywhere

As some of you may know, before I started painting soccer banners, I made anime costumes, mostly for myself, sometimes for friends. Retired from the cosplay world in ’04, partly because it’s a younger man’s game, partly because soccer was … Continue reading

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how to travel near a salmon street

Ever since the Timbers officially joined MLS as an expansion team, the American soccer community’s fallen all over itself to go on and on about how great the Portland fans are and how perfect their gameday setup is. I knew … Continue reading

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the great fight north

When they announced MLS Cup 2010 would be held in Toronto, Mike and I immediately knew we’d attend even if the Revs weren’t involved. We’ve got non-soccer buddies who live just blocks from BMO Field, and it’s an easy, if … Continue reading

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we went to South Africa: the megapost

If you’ve got the time to kill, here’s the entire 11,000+ word trip report in one gigantic post. It’s the same stuff in the other five South Africa entries, so if you’ve read those, there’s nothing new here–this is just … Continue reading

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we went to South Africa: epilogue

This here’s the post with miscellaneous observations that didn’t fit into the rest of the trip report, or else I forgot to put them in. Half-assed discussion of social issues included.

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we went to South Africa, part 3

When last we left, we’d spent another week in Johannesburg hanging around watching soccer games. Now it’s the time for the third part of the story, in which we decide it’s a good idea to go on safari with, among … Continue reading

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we went to South Africa, part two

When last we left, we’d just spent our first week in Johannesburg, and were hitting the hay the night before the US-England match. Now, here’s the second part of our story, which is wordy as hell and involves an awful, … Continue reading

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we went to South Africa, part one

This is so long, I’m going to break it into three sections, which is a nice way of saying I want to get something or another up before the end of July. The photo gallery’s here, so follow along as … Continue reading

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