The Week: June 17, 2011

17th Jun, 2011

I’m swamped – positively swamped. But I’m kind of thrilled about all the things I have on my plate: loads of travel, and hopefully some delicious desserts, too. So while…

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New York City Sanitation

16th Jun, 2011

– I owe my husband a thank you. Without him, I might have gotten cholera, or bed bugs, or lord knows what else.

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The Churchill Museum and Cabinet War...

15th Jun, 2011

– The strangest thing happened to me that last time I was in London: I went to a museum dedicated to Britain’s role in WWII. And I liked it. I…

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The Temptation of the Traveling Monkey...

14th Jun, 2011

I cannot tell you when my friendship with Deanna began. It can probably be traced back to a single tweet, sent long ago, but I couldn’t say for sure. The…

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10 photos of London

13th Jun, 2011

I love London. I’ve heard people complain that it’s too big and heartless, the locals too rude and impersonal, but I’ve never gotten that impression. I find the city vibrant…

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The Week: June 10, 2011

10th Jun, 2011

It’s been a week. I really don’t even know what to say other than that. I, the gal who always has plenty to say about virtually every topic (whether I…

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Love bites from the Universe

There are times when the universe likes to remind you that it, and not you, is in charge. And the reminders are not entirely painless. They’re reminiscent of the love…

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Sleeping on planes: a pastime for...

9th Jun, 2011

This man is a god: – What’s that? Er, no, I’m sorry. Not the man in foreground. The man in the foreground is my husband. He has many lovely attributes,…

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WTF Wednesday: Louvre opening hours

8th Jun, 2011

This week, my husband and I were supposed to be in France. We are not (it is a loooong story, and one which I will share with you later this…

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