The Finch Formerly Known As Gold

27 January 2004

Well, I never been to Spain

Said the straight man to the late man,
"Where have you been?"
"I've been here and I've been there
And I've been in between."

— Pete Sinfield, "I Talk to the Wind" (music by Ian McDonald)
from In the Court of the Crimson King: An Observation by King Crimson

I've been to the red states, anyway

Visited States by Douwe Osinga

Posted at 10:41 AM to General Disinterest


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Well, that is to say, I've been in the states shown red -- ranging from lived-ins to drive-throughs. Plus, I've......[read more]

Does the map count drive throughs and airline connections?

Posted by: TobaccoTom at 11:56 AM on 27 January 2004

The state listed in which I spent the least time is probably Vermont — two hours, maybe. Wisconsin and Nevada are not much more. I'd call them drive-throughs. Airline connections were not considered, though they would not have changed the map.

Posted by: CGHill at 12:26 PM on 27 January 2004

Any plans to do Maine and RI on the Next World Tour? They need to be filled in.

Posted by: Vickie at 2:50 PM on 27 January 2004

I need to totally rephrase that.

Posted by: Vickie at 2:51 PM on 27 January 2004

Are your words all carried away?

Posted by: Francis W. Porretto at 3:58 PM on 27 January 2004

I'm on the outside looking inside; what do I see?

(Actually, inasmuch as I have used a fair amount of vacation time to accommodate the Big Move, if there is a World Tour '04, it will be somewhat truncated.)

Posted by: CGHill at 7:17 PM on 27 January 2004

Uh, Charles, there is a significant portion of these great United States that is NOT "red" -- you owe us Montanans a visit!

Lodging in on us, natch. And even a few meals - assuming that whole "Mad Cow" thing didn't frighten you off of thick, juicy steaks.

Posted by: David at 8:10 PM on 27 January 2004

As a matter of fact, this evening's repast was highlighted by a seven-ounce ribeye done in classic George Foreman style. (It's 20 degrees outside, which discourages firing up the charcoaler, or would if I had one.)

Posted by: CGHill at 8:32 PM on 27 January 2004