I’m in A Shame Spiral Because of...

16th Jun, 2015

Nearly every week, I engage in the same stupidity. I refer not to my tendency to watch DVR’d episodes of American Idol for hours on end (long after, I should note,…

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Things in Women’s Magazines that...

28th May, 2015

Sometimes, during our travels, I will purchase a fashion magazine at the airport. It’s a terrible idea: they’re expensive and they don’t make me feel good about myself, but for…

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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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Scenes From a Floating Village, Cambodia

15th Sep, 2014

I’m sitting here in a chilly, air-conditioned San Diego hotel room, thinking about home. I haven’t quite figured out how I’m going to get back there. In two days, I’m…

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Scenes From Ravello, Italy

17th Jun, 2014

I may have given you the impression that the only thing to see in Ravello is the Villa Rufolo. And that’s not entirely right. Sure, the Villa is the full-sized…

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10 Photos from Germany: Seeshaupt and...

12th May, 2014

On our last morning in Germany, we went to Seeshaupt. I was absolutely not drunk, but some of my photos seem to suggest otherwise. I can only assume that wandering around…

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Southern Italy: A Photo Preview

9th Apr, 2014

Rand and I got home last night. Since we landed, I’ve been waging a losing battle against jet-lag. It is 9:15 am, and I really want to go to sleep,…

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Bavaria: A Photo Preview

7th Apr, 2014

Helloooo from … the east coast of the United States? Yeah, that sounds about right. It’s presently 6:40 am in Boston, is where I woke up this morning. Which means…

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10 Signs From Vancouver and Bowen Island

4th Apr, 2014

Rand and I have been on the road for a little while, so blog content has been a little thin lately (sorry about that). I’ll be back next week with…

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