Timfoolery: The Yearlong Prank That...

5th Jan, 2016

Believe me when I tell you, as unlikely as it sounds, that we did it out of love. In the end, anyway. When it started, it wasn’t quite that. It…

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Empathy Doesn’t Need A Passport.

16th Nov, 2015

I was in Oklahoma when the news of the attacks on Paris broke, but my heart and mind have been in the City of Light ever since.

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Wil and Rand and Rio in Ireland.

6th Nov, 2015

We went to Ireland with our friends Wil and Nora, their son Rio, and the amazing Emily, nanny-extraordinaire (she also helped take care of me and Rand, which was nice).…

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In the Lobby of The Royal Shakespeare...

29th Sep, 2015

We later reasoned that the costumes were probably there for kids, and not for us. The display in the lobby of the Royal Shakespeare Theater didn’t explicitly say this, but…

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Adoration in Photos: Then and Now

27th Aug, 2015

October 2010. Sofia, Bulgaria. I call my expression in this photo “adoringly demented.” Because it is.   July 2015. Oxford, England.   Notice that: I continue to wear earrings the…

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Milan, in Photos.

16th Jul, 2015

Milan doesn’t really feel like Italy. It lacks the craziness of the south, the noise and chaos that flows through my veins and feels like home. But it is lovely…

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Sunshine and Snow in Germany

28th Apr, 2015

I complain about the inclement nature of Seattle in March, but I didn’t think twice when we arrived in Bavaria and found that there was still snow on the ground.…

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More Adventures In Attempting To Get My...

22nd Apr, 2015

“You should try to get a photo of your dad smiling,” my friend Kurtis suggested to me before my last trip to Germany. “That’s near impossible,” I told him. And…

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Hallstatt, Austria: So Pretty, China...

21st Apr, 2015

I don’t think Jeff and Amanda knew what to make of me at first.┬áRand had met Jeff a few years prior when he was having technical issues with his personal…

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