Monthly Archives: August 2010

Vicarious Travel Log #4: France, Part 1

This is the 4th installment of my mother’s travel log.  You can find the previous parts here.  Free wifi being what it is in France, they’re having trouble providing pictures to illustrate their updates – so I continue to pull visual aids from the web.  That’s okay though because it makes me research the places [...]

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The Decision to Help

In my Psych 101 text there was a brief out line of the story of the murder of Kitty Genovese in March, 1964.  The story was an illustration of a certain appalling phenomenon of group psychology – the assumption that, when you’re surrounded by others and something happens that demands a reaction, “someone else will [...]

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Vicarious Travel Log #3: Gloria

This is the 3rd installment of my mom’s travel journal.  If you missed the last part, you can find it here.  They’ve also since started a Flickr photo stream to track their journey visually.  Here’s the first slideshow:

I neglected to tell you that we are not alone on our wandering through Europe. We have with [...]

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