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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Rand(om) Pictures From Bushman’s...

4th Feb, 2015

Warning: Today’s post is all about me gushing over my husband. The jaded and cynical may want to skip it entirely, or possibly read it with a barf bucket at…

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More Scenes from St. Albans

21st Jan, 2015

By popular demand, here are a few more scenes from St. Albans. (Tomorrow we’ll talk about South Africa and the Kloof some more. And then I’ll go back even further,…

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Sunshine in London.

19th Jan, 2015

I’d seen London so many times before. But I don’t think it’s ever been as lovely as it was at the end of October.   I’ve heard it said that…

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Taking a Selfie at the Washington...

17th Dec, 2014

I feel this is a rather critical piece of information that you should know before visiting D.C.: if you endeavor to take a selfie at the Washington Monument, the task…

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