Split Decisions and The Castle at...

20th Mar, 2012

– I hate making split decisions. They send me into a panic. “Chocolate or vanilla?” “GAH! I DON’T KNOW!┬áHEMAGLOBIN!” or “Paper or plastic?” “AUGGGGGHHHHH! PUT IT ALL IN A BURLAP…

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My 16 Tips for Beginning Bloggers

19th Mar, 2012

– I don’t profess to know very much about anything, desserts and the career of Jeff Goldblum excluded (what? I have my passions). Other than being an authority on these…

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The Week: March 16, 2012

15th Mar, 2012

Seattle’s weather has been crazier than usual lately. In the span of an hour, I’ve seen every form of precipitation: drizzle, sleet, snow, hail, and then, for good measure, blue…

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Gaudi in Barcelona, Part 3: The Sagrada...

Folks, I have some sad news. This will be my third and final post about Gaudi’s architectural feats in Barcelona. (In case you missed it, here’s Part One on La…

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WTF Wednesday: Bumper Stickers vs. Car...

14th Mar, 2012

I have no problem with the notion that Jesus lives. Whether you are referring to your passion for your lord and savior, or simply taking note of a Hispanic man…

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Gaudi in Barcelona, Part 2: Casa Batllo

– Remember Fraggle Rock? I positively loved that show (I’d really like to see a “Where Are They Now?” feature on the Fraggles. I hope Wembly finally got into rehab).…

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Gaudi in Barcelona, Part 1: La Pedrera

13th Mar, 2012

– I never really “got” architecture. I blame Mike Brady. Supposedly an expert in the field of home design, he squeezed six children into two bedrooms. He was no architect.…

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Why I’ve Stopped Asking My British...

12th Mar, 2012

There are times when the internet fails me. I’ll spend hours researching something, and I won’t come up with a definitive answer. Like last week, when I was working on…

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The Week: March 9, 2012

9th Mar, 2012

They say March comes in like a lion, and out like a lamb. I live the Pacific Northwest, so this adage doesn’t really hold true. Instead, March comes in like…

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