David Sedaris: Guest-Room Gambits : The New Yorker

Sometimes, The New Yorker just kills it:

David Sedaris: Guest-Room Gambits : The New Yorker

“This meant going next door to the stable, where I’d switch on my computer and turn to Google, thinking, I wonder what Russell Crowe is up to?”

“I made up my mind ages ago that I would not let that happen, that I would also die at sixty-two. Then I hit my mid-fifties and started thinking that perhaps I’m being a bit harsh. Since I’ve finally acquired a couple of decent guest rooms, it seems silly not to get a little more use out of them.”

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Parsons Desk Bedroom

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I just bought a condo, and am trying to finish out the furnishing now.  The only big thing left to decorate is the Master Bedroom.  I have this West Elm white lacquered Parsons desk, which I love.  It looks like the bedroom is the only place it will fit right now.  So here are some bedroom ideas using this desk:

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Travel Wishlist

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I have been very lucky to get to travel a good amount with my job.  I very frequently go to Dubai, and am able to use the trip back to the States as a way to stopover in Europe or Asia.

I haven’t travelled anywhere in the last month or so, and I am starting to get the travel bug!  So most of my time over the last couple of weeks has been spent thinking about where I’d like to go.  Here is the first option.

Driving Trip (Pan-American Highway)

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with a stop in Buenos Aires and through the rest of Argentina:

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through Chile:

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and Peru:

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and Colombia:

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until you reach the Darien Gap (dun dun).  And THAT is a topic for another day.