Wrapping up the year, two days after it ended. That’s what happens when you have a commitment ceremony on the 21st, drive to Arizona with your partner’s mother, spend a few days with family, then take a couple more days driving home. You fall a little blissfully behind. We stopped at the Salton Sea […]
We got back from Prague a week ago, and I’ve been felled with a lingering cold ever since. Just when I think I’m getting better, I wake up feeling tired and achy again. David keeps reminding me to get a flu shot, but between you and me, I’m beginning to suspect it may be too […]
Paris is beautiful, sprawling, elegant, dirty, busy, loaded with history and covered in graffiti. Everything I like in a city. My french is embarrassingly bad – I felt too ashamed in most instances to attempt to speak it. However, people were very kind and only laughed at us a little while helping us out […]
We didn’t spend a lot of time in London on this trip, plus I managed to choose a hotel which was both loud (our next door neighbor came home drunk at 3 am and started drunkenly calling everyone he knew and verbally berating them) and expensive. (Not my fault, but still… made for a […]
The title quote is from the film ‘Amelie’, which I felt inspired to watch at three am, the morning after we returned from Paris. Jet lag would not let me sleep any longer.
In the course of investigating the word ‘scurf’, I’m greatly amused that it can be defined as ‘a thin […]
Phew. We got back on Thursday and I’m just now starting to feel the jet-lag subside. My partner David and I flew to the UK for a couple of software conferences in Cambridge, then spent a few days in London, followed by Paris! I was looking forward to returning to Cambridge, […]
We’re flying out today for ten days in the Uk! The start of the trip is for work, the end will be a bit of much needed vacation. We’ll be in Cambridge, London, and wherever else we decide to investigate. Usually our trips are over scheduled, so this time we decided to take it easy […]