Cupcake DEATH Match: Cupcake Royale vs....

31st Jan, 2011

– “I need cupcakes. Cupcakes for science.” I announced to my husband the other evening. “That sounds perfectly reasonable,” he replied. “I need them,” I said. “Mmm-hmm.” “SCIENCE!” I screamed.…

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The Week: January 28, 2011

28th Jan, 2011

It’s been a good week. I can’t quite call it great, because there’s serious crap going on (see: Egypt), and I think I’d be remiss to go on and on…

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Why Seattlites Love Portlandia

27th Jan, 2011

A few nights ago, my husband and I – both lifelong Seattlites, decided to watch the premiere of Portlandia. The sketch-comedy show, filmed in Portland, features characters based on the…

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Getting to downtown Sofia: Part 2

26th Jan, 2011

I feel like, in my honest account of Sofia, I’ve been a bit hard on the town. This was not my intention. But whenever a tourist walks through a city,…

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Getting to downtown Sofia: Part 1

25th Jan, 2011

In the wake of last week’s treatise about honestly, I feel I should be truthful about a few more things: The other day, I was eating what I thought were…

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Museo de Jamon (and other oddities)...

24th Jan, 2011

– Today’s guest post is by the lovely and talented Nicole, a blogger,¬†freelance writer, and photographer currently living in Spain. Her geographic distance is a bummer: if she lived closer,…

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The Week: January 21, 2011

21st Jan, 2011

I am still in my pajamas. This isn’t that heinous a sin, considering that I “work” from home, but the truth is, I’ve spent far, FAR too much of this…

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Lost in Translation: A Facebook Play

20th Jan, 2011

Recently, I posted something to Facebook. Despite appearances to the contrary, I really was thinking in general terms, and not a specific person. Here was my status: Okay, fine, maybe,…

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WTF Wednesday: The Seattle Gum Wall

19th Jan, 2011

Recently, I met up with travel blogger (redacted), who was visiting Seattle with her mom. They were both in town from (redacted), because (redacted) had a (redacted). Sigh. Let’s just…

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