Ruminations on Malaysia Airlines Flight...

12th Mar, 2014

I’ve been thinking a lot about¬†Malaysia Airlines flight 370¬†which went missing days ago. I suppose everyone has. It’s strange and sad, and right now it’s an open-ended mystery, which I…

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2013, Revisited: Self-Portraits on...

9th Jan, 2014

– I know, I know. I already recapped 2013 with a bunch of nauseating photos of me and my husband, making out in various locations around the world. And many…

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The TSA Almost Confiscated My Souvenirs....

7th Jan, 2014

This post was almost about macaronuts (which is, for those of you who are unfamiliar, a French macaron that is batter dipped and fried, like a doughnut. I whispered sweet…

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Going Against Nature: Sick in NYC

9th Oct, 2013

– Do you ever have those moments where you pull something off (a meal, an event, a project), and it comes together so beautifully, and was almost effortless, that you…

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Flying home from Boulder

22nd Jul, 2013

– Rand and I spent the weekend in Boulder, imposing on friends. I did a whole lot of nothing, which isn’t dissimilar to how I spend my days in Seattle,…

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My Bathroom Reveals That Jet Lag =...

16th Jun, 2013

Observation: being jet lagged isn’t that radically different from being drunk. Your short term memory suffers, you find yourself in dire need of a sandwich and a shower (and briefly…

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Exploring the Outer Reef, Part 1: The...

21st May, 2013

– The other day, I botched a batch of homemade cookies that I had been making for get-together with friends (or maybe my intent was just to sit in front…

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How a Flight Attendant Restored My Faith...

19th Mar, 2013

I have a confession of sorts. It might be that last week, Rand and I zipped back to Europe, and went to Dublin for the second time in six months,…

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Alaska Airlines, Your Legroom is Wasted...

29th Nov, 2012

– Dear Alaska Airlines, Hi! It’s me, Geraldine. You might remember me from such notable trips as AA Flight #476, Seattle to L.A. (the one that was so bumpy, NO…

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