Someone Got Drunk And Then Designed This...

8th Jun, 2015

When we were last in South Africa, I used the most amazing toilet ever (we saw other stuff, too, like penguins and spring bok and geckos. And yet, this post is…

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OMG. Baby Owls at Kirstenbosch, Cape...

25th May, 2015

I was tempted to once again use last week’s gimmick – of attempting to write about the Holy Grail, but getting distracted by my fascination with flightless birds – at…

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Ostriches at the Cape of Good Hope,...

22nd May, 2015

Okay, where was I before yesterday’s digression into the flightless birds of South Africa? Oh, right. I was telling you about the Holy Grail. Arguably one of the most important…

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Penguins at Boulders Beach, South...

21st May, 2015

I was in the process of working on a post about the Holy Grail. My family is Catholic, so I figured it was kind of important, because the grail marks…

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Sneaking Up on Spring Bok in South...

30th Mar, 2015

Sometimes I am inclined to sit and reflect upon the goals for adulthood that I had as a child. How I vowed that I would stay up as late as…

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Blomvlei Primary School, Cape Town,...

23rd Feb, 2015

Note: I wanted to share photos of the kids from the school we visited in South Africa but I realize that I don’t have permission from their parents or guardians –…

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Embers Restaurant, and the Most...

20th Feb, 2015

Later, when we talked about that dinner, we spoke with reverence of many things. The sky. The lanterns. The food.   But none of these could hold a candle to the bathroom. We…

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Our Dinner With T-Rex.

18th Feb, 2015

“Jack, look! A lizard! What should we name him?” “T-Rex.”

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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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