The Week: Sept 28, 2012

28th Sep, 2012

It’s Friday! And I’m finding a quiet peace in knowing that life is getting back to normal: it’s once again grey in Seattle (after days and days of sunshine, which,…

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WTF Wednesday: Hats from Lisa

26th Sep, 2012

I’m pretty sure Lisa gave me the hat as a joke. Actually, I’m certain that she did. Lisa and I, we seem to have this running gag that’s sprung up…

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The Replacement Refs’ Guide to...

25th Sep, 2012

Greetings, replacement refs! I wanted to talk to you a little bit about the officiating that’s gone on so far this season in the NFL. It probably seems weird that…

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The Duke at Queens, Belfast, Northern...

– The Duke at Queens in Belfast is both homey and palatial – a kind of interesting balance. We were only there for one night, but it was, as the…

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Tuesday Reverie: Improving the GPS

I’m just saying … I think it would encourage me to pay better attention to the directions. – Because frankly, right now she sounds all hoighty-toighty and bossy.

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The Best Eye Makeup Remover for Travel

24th Sep, 2012

It is 7:30am here in Seattle, and I woke up more than an hour ago, of my own accord but bleary-eyed, the lingering result of jet-lag after spending 10 days…

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Modern Pastry, North End, Boston

20th Sep, 2012

– I love Boston’s North End. I’ve been there countless times on my own, while Rand was busy with work and meetings. But on this last trip to Boston, he…

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Neptune Oyster, North End, Boston

19th Sep, 2012

– I’m always up for a bit of decadence. You don’t get hips like mine from being restrained. But there’s the everyday sort of decadence (which involves a bit of…

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The Ten Commandments of Air Travel

18th Sep, 2012

(This is no doubt going to piss some people off. Oh, well. Isn’t that what Tuesdays are for?) I’ve adhered to many of these rules for a while now, and…

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