Our Dinner With T-Rex.

18th Feb, 2015

“Jack, look! A lizard! What should we name him?” “T-Rex.”

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The Inevitability of Red Wine

11th Feb, 2015

My husband has a habit of wearing his nicest clothes around his favorite toddlers, and after I found myself scrubbing blueberry out of his favorite dress shirt, I kindly suggested through clenched teeth…

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The Crystal Pools, Bushman’s...

10th Feb, 2015

Not every element of our trip in Bushman’s Kloof was Jack-proof.   When Reggie, our field guide, told us about the crystal pools, he explained that the hike wouldn’t be…

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Bushman’s Kloof: The Day Marshall...

5th Feb, 2015

When you have a wonderful trip, it is incredibly hard to remember one distinct day, because they all sort of run together in a crazy, cake-fueled haze. At the end…

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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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12 Ways Seahawks Fans Can Deal With...

2nd Feb, 2015

Friends, Seattleites, Pac NW Countrymen, lend me your ears! … Today kinda sucks, huh?   For some of us, this pain is not new. It’s one we’ve come to know…

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Storms in Bushman’s Kloof

22nd Jan, 2015

Our first two days in the Kloof, it rained. This was new. Last time, the weather varied from hot to “OMG MY FACE IS MELTING LIKE THAT NAZI FROM RAIDERS…

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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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