Probably Morbid how dismissive I am

Posted: August 26th, 2008 | Author: | Filed under: Uncategorized | Comments Off on Probably Morbid how dismissive I am

So I read the article below on Yahoo News this morning…

LOS ANGELES – Dave Freeman, co-author of “100 Things to Do Before You Die,” a travel guide and ode to odd adventures that inspired readers and imitators, died after hitting his head in a fall at his home. He was 47.

Freeman died Aug. 17 after the fall at his Venice home, his father, Roy Freeman, told the Los Angeles Times on Monday.

An advertising agency executive, Freeman co-wrote the 1999 book subtitled “Travel Events You Just Can’t Miss” with Neil Teplica. It was based on the Web site, which the pair ran together from 1996 to 2001.

“This life is a short journey,” the book says. “How can you make sure you fill it with the most fun and that you visit all the coolest places on earth before you pack those bags for the very last time?”

Freeman’s relatives said he visited about half the places on his list before he died

The article continued on with more about the man’s life, but really, my whole motivation for reading the article was to see if he had completed the list.. . . So much for “write what you know”.

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