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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All I Did Was Blink.

15th Jan, 2015

I’m working on a post about a pitch-black restaurant we visited in London, but it’s taking me longer than I thought to pull together. In the meantime, I wanted to…

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A Look Back at Ashland, Summer 2014

8th Jan, 2015

  Yesterday afternoon, after a surprisingly productive few days, my brain broke and refused to yield one more word of content. I tried bribing it with promises of a new…

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Spirals and Geometry in the Eisenhower...

7th Jan, 2015

The Travel Blogging Summit that I attended in D.C. last month was held in the Eisenhower Building, around the corner from the White House, and a formidable structure in its…

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What Happens When a Sugar Junkie Gives...

16th Dec, 2014

I am a sugar fanatic. This should hardly come as a surprise to anyone who’s visited this site at least once (I have a category of posts labeled “Cupcake Death…

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The White House Wants You To Travel

15th Dec, 2014

… and I’m pretty okay with that. I am conflicted and hopeful. I guess politics will do that to you. I got home last week from my first trip ever…

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Returning to Bushman’s Kloof

3rd Dec, 2014

  People were surprised that we were heading back to South Africa. Weren’t we just there? It was two years ago, actually. And we’re going back to the same places we visited last…

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