Blogs

When I have spare time, I'll write in my blogs. Here's a list of them, along with the latest posts from each.


No Regrets!

My travel blog.


The Boys in Bergen

September 9, 2016

After a quick train through the last bit of fjordland, we were in Bergen. As the second largest city in Norway, it’s a pretty good size, and there’s a good energy here. The tourists are almost exclusively Japanese, English, and German.

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The Fjordlands of Norway

September 8, 2016

Our early morning train took us west from Oslo. The first part of the trip was nothing special, with suburbs giving way to the occasional lake. But eventually, the mountains turned into giant boulder piles stained green by lichen, forests got denser, views became more majestic. We’d spend a few…

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Oslo: The A-Team Reunited

September 6, 2016

Emerging from Oslo Central Station, the streets were filled with people who were smiling, laughing, going places. Street performers played music and danced on flattened cardboard boxes. Norwegian flags hung from buildings. Homeless people sitting on either side of the pedestrian streets. There is an energy here that Stockholm didn’t…

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Jeff's Reviews

Thoughts on movies I've seen recently.


No Time to Die

October 17, 2021

So many characters in this one. I’ve seen all the Bonds, but it was still hard for me to follow along. Great to see Waltz back, but he competed with Malek for attention as the film’s primary villain. Lynch is a nice addition. The chemistry between Craig and Seydoux is…

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Planet of the Humans

October 13, 2021

Lots of emotional, disturbing footage. So green energy is bad, silicon is bad, graphite is bad, electric cars are bad, solar panels are bad, turbines are bad, batteries are bad. Making or doing anything is bad, and nobody can be trusted. But it all just seems fatalistic when it doesn’t…

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Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea

October 13, 2021

Interesting and well-made. John Waters is the perfect narrator for this project.

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Stories from Jeff

Goofy stuff I share with the world.


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Baseball Prospects

Trying to find the next big star.


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The Card Blog

Reminiscing about some of the baseball cards I used to collect.


1991 Topps #15 – Von Hayes

September 16, 2013

The Card The 1991 Topps set was an attempt to be a little bit more minimalist and refined with its design, which was the trend in the early 90’s. An anniversary emblem adorned the front and back of every card, but other than that, it was just another very mediocre…

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1990 Leaf #180 – Albert Belle

September 5, 2013

The Card Donruss used the Leaf brand from 1985 to 1988 for cards distributed in Canada. Despite their relative rarity and the fact they were almost visually identical, Leaf cards were even less desirable (if that’s even possible) than the standard Donruss offering. In 1990, Leaf was rebranded as an…

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1990 Topps #162 – Todd Zeile

September 4, 2013

The Card The 1990 Topps set was a hideous abortion of secondary colors, halftone gradients, and squares. Topps tried real hard to cram the trendiest design elements into a single layout and succeeded in making one of the ugliest sets of the decade. It didn’t help that most of the…

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