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Another Milestone

While Oliver’s third birthday is, of course, the biggest thing going on in our household, we are actually celebrating a milestone of a different kind this week as well. Neither Adrian nor I can remember the actual date, but this … Continue reading

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Back in Time, The Outback, 2003

I’ve been marking the ten-year anniversary of my sojourn in Australia and South East Asia this spring and I’d like to share a few more memories and photos from Oz. When last I updated you, I had completed a trip … Continue reading

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Back in Time: Australia, 2003

Just over ten years ago, I sent out this email to friends and family: Friends, Yet again I am writing to announce my departure from the stable and familiar in favor of the exciting and unknown.  I am leaving NPR … Continue reading

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The Jungle

It feels like the world grew in around Vermont while I was gone.  The weeds and vines and tall grasses have taken over, crowding the paths and surrounding my house. Two weeks away and I hardly recognize my own neighborhood. … Continue reading

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Traveling With Technology

I guess the price I had to pay for amazing weather for two whole weeks in Iceland was major thunderstorms on the eastern seaboard bookending the trip. I’m sitting on the plane at Logan Airport, which was not on our … Continue reading

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Bathing in the Blue

Left Akureyri on a morning flight. I just had time to get one last latte at my favorite sunny cafe up in the hill before taking off for the airport. It felt just as striking this time as my first … Continue reading

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Disaster! Averted!

That is what sheer and utter relief looks like. I’d show you what it looks like when you realize you are a complete and total moron, but I can’t, because that was also the moment when I realized I had … Continue reading

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