Star Trek at the EMP Museum –...

12th Jan, 2017

  If there is anything positive to be gleaned from losing someone you care about, it’s this: for a brief window of time, you remember to appreciate the people you…

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Palacio del Marqués de Dos Agüas...

11th Jan, 2017

In the center of Valencia sits the Palacio del Marqués de Dos Agüas (the Palace of the Marquis of … Two Waters? Wait, is that right? I’m basing this on my…

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The Jardínes del Túria, Valencia,...

4th Jan, 2017

I walked a lot in Spain. Ten or twelve miles on most days, sometimes more, most of it spent walking seemingly with purpose, and yet more often than not there…

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I Fall Asleep Everywhere And My Life is...

3rd Jan, 2017

  So, wait, you’re a travel writer? Well, kind of. I mean, I travel a lot and I write about it, but I don’t know if my blog is actually…

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The Most Important Role Carrie Fisher...

30th Dec, 2016

I hadn’t intended to write about Carrie Fisher’s passing, because so much has been said already, but it’s hard to skip over it. This blog goes through dry spells, when…

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I Wore A Pink Bunny Suit in the...

24th Dec, 2016

I know that a good story requires build-up before a big reveal, but I’ve never had the patience for that. While everyone else is sitting through the rising action, I’m…

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The Story of My First Social Outing...

17th Dec, 2016

Let’s talk about my first social outing after my father died, which will probably make you feel better about yourself. Actually, most of my life will probably make you feel…

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Time Keeps Passing.

12th Dec, 2016

The thing about time is that it moves on, even if you aren’t ready to. My father died last week. While I remain stuck, trying to grasp that fact, the…

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I Wore a Hijab in Turkey. Here’s...

6th Dec, 2016

The most common question I get from women who found out I’ve been to Turkey is this: What did you wear?   The answer is pretty much exactly what I…

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