The Demise of Busky Chow Chow: Why I...

16th Jun, 2016

  Note: I started working on this post a while ago. I delayed publishing it, because it’s about laughing in a cemetery, and the empty void where my heart should be…

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Stay on the Damn Path: A Lesson Learned...

7th Jun, 2016

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, that was well-trodden and safer and less likely to be the stomping ground of rabid…

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Powerscourt Gardens, Wicklow, Ireland

6th Jun, 2016

Our last trip to Europe took us to Wicklow, just outside of Dublin, for a few days (before we skipped off to Spain on a rather terrifying Ryan Air flight…

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Rainbows in Ireland.

1st Apr, 2016

Our trip to Ireland occasionally ventured into the land of the cliche. We drank pints of Guinness, we ate lamb stew, and we wondered every now and then if all…

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Beaches in Ireland

29th Feb, 2016

Our friend Hannah warned us that around the town of Cork, Ireland, people became very possessive of their beaches. I thought I misheard her, naturally. “This bitch belongs to no…

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In Ireland, We Encounter Sheep and Cows....

20th Jan, 2016

I spend a lot of my waking hours feeling subtle pangs of regret for all the things I should have said but didn’t, for all the tiny little things that…

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Rainy Days, Sunny Dispositions in...

29th Dec, 2015

When we were in Ireland, it rained. Like, a lot. It rained as we wandered through the streets of Cork, and it rained as we explored Elizabeth Fort. After a…

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Wil and Rand and Rio in Ireland.

6th Nov, 2015

We went to Ireland with our friends Wil and Nora, their son Rio, and the amazing Emily, nanny-extraordinaire (she also helped take care of me and Rand, which was nice).…

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I go to Dublin, and am Convinced I Sit...

4th Apr, 2013

– I had hoped that I would be able to get my post about our visit to the townships of Cape Town up before we left for Australia, but that…

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