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Home sweet and silent home

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

Acapulco was an awesome experience, and I’m sure it will reverberate through my life in one form or the other for years to come.

As much as I enjoyed the 22 days of indescribable noise, debauchery, and never-ending parties, I am happy to come back to a place of sanity. As I lay on my bed, I keep thinking, it doesn’t seem real to be home. This has to be some sort of daydream. I keep waiting on some frat boys to start a chant while one of their comrades hangs upside down with beer pouring out of his nose, or some other equally intelligent alternative. But it never comes. In fact, I haven’t seen one person passed out face down in a puddle of last night’s Corona since I’ve been home! I went to the mall today and the women were wearing clothes, not just brightly colored pieces of string – strange.

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SEX on Spring Break

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

There, now that I have your attention, I can tell you the truth about Spring Break.

When I tell people that I just spent over three weeks in Acapulco partying (and working a little) for Spring Break, I get a look that would make a porn star blush. The girls that I tell seem to keep their notions to themselves, or might raise a single eyebrow James Bond style at me. The men, on the other hand, usually begin drooling at my feet and start digging for details.

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Saturday, March 17th, 2007
Yet another new Range Rover pulled up on the curb, and the driver/security officer of whatever important individual riding in the back, scrambled out to open the door. In a place of rusted out pickup trucks and Volkswagen beetle taxis, ... [Continue reading this entry]

Acapulco Life

Saturday, March 10th, 2007
Greg Rodgers hard at work on a travel assignment in Acapulco, Mexico I've got a pretty sweet setup here in Acapulco. They rented me a house, which actually belongs to some rich person that might come here ... [Continue reading this entry]

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007
The American Eagle Spring Break web site (my project for this little jaunt to Mexico) is now live! or straight to my blog: I have been writing posts, shooting pics, and taking video. My job is to infiltrate the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Crazy bastards

Sunday, March 4th, 2007
When they told me that Acapulco was a famous spot for cliff diving (jumping off a really tall rock into the ocean), I felt that familiar tingle of "should I try it..?" adrenaline squirt through my veins. I began calculating ... [Continue reading this entry]

Hello Acapulco!

Saturday, March 3rd, 2007
I wasn't sure if it was such a good idea or not, but even though this is technically not a vagabonding trip, I decided to try out my old skills anyway. There was no way I was going to pay ... [Continue reading this entry]

Spring Break

Friday, March 2nd, 2007
I leave tomorrow at 06:00am (gag) for Mexico. I will be on site in Acapulco for 3 weeks writing about and photographing the spring break activities going on there for American Eagle. (yup, hope I get some free Tshirts) The ... [Continue reading this entry]

Countdown to Mexico

Sunday, February 25th, 2007
The cashier gave me a dirty look as I took the flip flops and sunscreen out of my little red basket. I felt a little guilt creep over me because in 6 days she will still be freezing in Target ... [Continue reading this entry]

Voy a México!!!

Monday, February 19th, 2007
If its been too long since your highschool Spanish class, that means: I GOT THE SPRING BREAK ASSIGNMENT IN MEXICO!!! Maybe it was the sniveling about the cold that I did in my last post, or maybe the ... [Continue reading this entry]