Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial

2nd Jul, 2013

– I did not enjoy my visit to the Miami Beach Holocaust Memorial at all. I suppose that’s the point. I doubt anyone leaves a Holocaust memorial thinking, “Wowzers! That…

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The Miami Beach Botanical Garden

1st Jul, 2013

The Miami Beach Botanical Garden was a bit of a disappointment. – Having grown up in Florida, I can tell you that all manner of strange things grow in that…

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The Hunt for Authenticity in Southern...

27th Jun, 2013

Rand and I went to Miami and Boston for a few days last month. Rather than lug my camera, I decided to just take photos on my cell phone. I’m…

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Dick Move, Lego Store Lady. And thank...

5th Jan, 2012

Standing in the stall of bathroom on the second floor of Nordstrom’s, I lost it. I stood, sniffling, as women around me buzzed in and out of stalls, chatting with…

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WTF Weds: Burrowing Owls in Southern...

4th Jan, 2012

In my family, I have six male cousins, all of whom are older than me. Add to the mix my big brother, and I was left the sole girl amongst…

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Holiday Hangover

2nd Jan, 2012

It is the first Monday of the new year, and I am sure many of you, like me, are in the throes of a rather nasty vacation hangover. I can…

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Going back to school: Indialantic,...

11th Oct, 2011

– Elementary school was not an easy time for me. I know, you’re shocked, right? I mean, who wouldn’t want to¬† be friends with a 70-pound girl with an adult-sized…

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11 photos from Florida: Beaches,...

6th Oct, 2011

It seems so odd that I’m doing a round-up of photos from Florida, of all places. I lived there for years. I might as well do a photo round-up of…

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Home Again: Visiting Indialantic,...

5th Oct, 2011

– As a kid, I never understood the expression “You can’t go home again”. I thought it was idiotic. After sleepovers at friends’ houses, after long afternoons at band practice,…

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