Monthly Archives: May 2014

No Photography Permitted – what a relief!

I have this idea that I’m going to be able to somehow bottle up my vacation, the sounds, the smells, the sights, the whole experience in the oodles of pictures I take on trips. I snap, focus, position, frame, change … Continue reading

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Wardrobe alert: Incoming pasta threat

Day 2 on the ground in Italy, and I’m wondering if I shouldn’t have actually brought different clothes. Never mind what I said in the last post about this. I don’t mean more clothes, or warmer, or cooler, or different … Continue reading

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Travel Prep Stress – Then and Now

At one point yesterday I was awash in travel prep minutia, second-guessing every clothing decision and adding more items to my to-do list, than I was crossing off. All I had to do was get myself packed into one bag … Continue reading

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