Life in New York: Dispatches from Occupy...

13th Oct, 2011

Today’s guest post is from my friend John Doherty. Rand and I met John last spring in Boston – right before he was about to move to New York. Since…

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WTF Weds: Don’t Flush Toilet Paper...

12th Oct, 2011

– When I left for Peru, I took a small pack of tissues with me. I’d read that in more rural areas, we might not find toilet paper in public…

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Going back to school: Indialantic,...

11th Oct, 2011

– Elementary school was not an easy time for me. I know, you’re shocked, right? I mean, who wouldn’t want to  be friends with a 70-pound girl with an adult-sized…

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Sick Day

10th Oct, 2011

I am taking a sick day. Possibly two. My head feels like it is simultaneously underwater and in a vice. And yet, all I can be is grateful for this…

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The Week: Oct. 7, 2011

7th Oct, 2011

It’s been an eventful week. Yes, the pioneer of modern personal technology died, but perhaps more significantly (at least, in my world) one of my friends lost her mother, while…

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11 photos from Florida: Beaches,...

6th Oct, 2011

It seems so odd that I’m doing a round-up of photos from Florida, of all places. I lived there for years. I might as well do a photo round-up of…

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Home Again: Visiting Indialantic,...

5th Oct, 2011

– As a kid, I never understood the expression “You can’t go home again”. I thought it was idiotic. After sleepovers at friends’ houses, after long afternoons at band practice,…

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Driving through Kansas: Pioneer Bluffs,...

4th Oct, 2011

Note: Since my posts are generally too wordy, I decided to see what happened when I made something a little too photo-y. Enjoy. – One hot summer’s day, seemingly a lifetime…

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The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center

3rd Oct, 2011

History is not always kid-friendly. It lacks happy endings, victorious protagonists and punished villains. It’s not really something we have the grounds to complain about. History wasn’t created by a…

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