Traveling to South Africa with a...

24th Nov, 2014

We took a three-year-old to South Africa. Actually, that’s not technically true. Our friends Sarah and Eric took their three-year-old to South Africa. It was our crazy idea to do it, and…

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TicTac Comparison, Cambodia

18th Nov, 2014

I think the pack on the left cost me about $1.50 in Siem Reap, which is on par with U.S. prices, not accounting for the size difference in the packs.…

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Cambodia Lesson #14: Gas Stations

3rd Nov, 2014

  There are no florescent lights. Or aisles and aisles of junk food. There is no plastic container full of beef jerky, no row of humming soda dispensers, waiting to…

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Love and Marriage and Lessons Learned...

20th Oct, 2014

I have to tell you something. I’m an absolute sucker for weddings. I basically turn into a squealing frenzy of crazy every time we find out we’re actually able to…

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Back from Australia

4th Sep, 2014

Hi! Remember me? I know, I know – I promised I’d write two or three times a week and then I disappeared for two. In my defense, I had to go…

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Transportation: A Contrast

6th Aug, 2014

  “Wait, what kind of car do you drive?” She is my cousin’s little girl. Blond, California-born and raised, nearly as tall as I am, and presently obsessed with cars.…

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Back from Asia

10th Jul, 2014

You know that part in The Princess Bride where Wesley has just become reanimated after being “mostly dead” all day, and Inigo is trying to fill him in on what…

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Dusk at Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi,...

1st Jul, 2014

  We didn’t end up going to any touristy grottoes while in Italy – not the Blue Grotto in Capri (it was too cloudy), or the Grotto Smeraldino in Amalfi…

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Positano: Land of a Thousand F*cking...

24th Jun, 2014

At some point, all of the cities on the Amalfi coast started to blur, so I hope you’ll forgive me if I resort to describing all of them as “lovely”…

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