The Festival of Las Fallas, Valencia,...

19th Apr, 2015

  Last week, I went for a run to the park near our home. And by “run” I mean jog. And by “jog” I mean walking in sort of bouncy…

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Anza Borrego Desert, California

6th Apr, 2015

  You said you wanted to see the desert. I can’t remember where you got the idea, but once you had it, that was it. It’s happened plenty of times…

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Fenway Park Tour, Boston, MA

28th Jan, 2015

  Last week an old love of mine got engaged. He is from so far back in my past that there is no trace left of the heartache that followed…

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Scenes from D.C.: The Washington...

6th Jan, 2015

After visiting the Petersen house, and indulging in an absurdly expensive lunch, I headed to the National Mall. It was not, as the name more commonly would suggest, an indoor…

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Ford’s Theater and the Petersen...

5th Jan, 2015

  I should be perfectly honest here: I didn’t intend to go to visit the home where Lincoln died. I had heard that there was a good hole-in-the-wall breakfast place…

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Angkor Wat: Photos

20th Nov, 2014

  I’ve heard that when Anthony Bourdain first saw Angkor Wat, he stopped taking vacation photos. He realized that he couldn’t capture this place on film, and reasoned that there…

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Angkor Wat: First Impressions

22nd Oct, 2014

  We rounded a corner in our tuk tuk, the road here better kept than most of the others we’d been on. It was paved, not, dirt, to accommodate for…

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Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Center Tour,...

5th Sep, 2014

I think it was Nicci who found out about the Phnom Tamao Wildlife┬áRescue Center, and suggested that we go there. I would like to take credit, though. I think that…

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The Day I Learned I’m Not Afraid...

18th Aug, 2014

I’m afraid of many things. I blame my mother.   She was utterly convinced, from the time I was born, that the entire world was out to get me (it…

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