Father’s Day Cards for Broken...

21st Jun, 2015

Father’s Day is always kind of tough for me. My dad lives in Germany, and has since before I can remember, so we don’t usually spend the holiday together. Normally,…

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Do Penguins Have Knees? Are Their Mouths...

22nd May, 2015

The last few days have led to a lot of important discussions about flightless birds. As though there is any other kind of discussion you can have about flightless birds. AM…

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I’m Rejoicing in Tom Brady’s...

12th May, 2015

Yesterday, the NFL announced the consequences Tom Brady and the Patriots would face for deflating game balls during their playoff match versus the Indianapolis Colts. The details, by now, are…

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Driving The Amalfi Coast Highway

2nd Mar, 2015

  That miserable and storied month of February now over, I am acutely aware of how anxious and unhappy I was throughout. This didn’t occur to me while it was…

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The Casualities of February: Leonard...

27th Feb, 2015

“This month has kind of sucked,” I told Rand yesterday. When he began to dispute this (because to dismiss an entire February thanks to a few unfortunate events is antithetical…

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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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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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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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