The Week: March 30, 2012

30th Mar, 2012

Whoo hoo! It’s Friday, the sun is shining in my part of the world, the day is beautiful, and I have to go enjoy it. You should, too, if you…

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The Wasps of Howard Prairie Lake, Oregon

29th Mar, 2012

Southern Oregon is idyllic. – It’s also the site of one of the most horrific things I’ve ever seen in my entire life (note: on the grand scale of things,…

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WTF Wednesday: Felix Gonzalez-Torres at...

28th Mar, 2012

– Rand and I walked through the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan, holding hands. It was early winter, and he was neglecting his work in order to enjoy the…

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The Beauty and the Beast in New York

27th Mar, 2012

I dreamed of New York for years before I actually made it there. And when I was fortunate enough to finally visit, I found it was not as I had…

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The Definitive Guide to the British...

26th Mar, 2012

For years, The British Museum in London was like a book I’ve cracked open a dozen times, but was never able to get passed the first chapter. I knew its…

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The Week: March 23, 2012

23rd Mar, 2012

Though the current weather and the week’s forecast seem to disagree, spring is here. I can’t help but look at the newly budding flowers (they are there, I swear. Underneath…

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Ruminations Over Five Pesos

22nd Mar, 2012

– – On a bright September morning, I sat in a small cafe in the Barcelona Airport,┬ástaring at the change my husband had been handed back from a barista. We…

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Where the heck are we? (And other...

– There are mornings when I wake up, and haven’t the foggiest idea of where I am. This is neither as alarming or as glamorous as it sounds. It’s usually…

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WTF Weds: How Barcelona Turned Me Into a...

21st Mar, 2012

Folks, I have many, many, many, many flaws. If it’s okay with you, I’d rather skip the details and just leave it at that. I’m a decent human being. I’m…

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