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For the record, humus and Hamas are not the same thing. That may seem obvious: one is a yummy chickpea-tahini spread, that is on or served with practically everything in Israel, and the other is an Islamic fundamentalist group … Continue reading
Jet lag, or re-entry, after a long trip is a bitch. Despite the fact that I had the most amazing time in Israel, by the time I got to North America yesterday— as in Toronto, Canada, and just shy of … Continue reading
It’s been a time of lots of transition and life changes recently, and some days are harder than others… as many of you have read. That said, I want to thank many of you for the kind words and support … Continue reading
The Middle is back! If you noticed it was missing, thanks for being part of the small group of readers that stuck with me through the summer, when stats dropped waaay off. I’ve worried that I’ve lost my groove (still … Continue reading
Ok, so I spoiled the whole snake hook in the last post. I thought about dragging it out, but I just didn’t have the heart. Truth is, I expected to see snakes everywhere we went in the Amazon for the … Continue reading
From the comfort of home, it’s especially hard to believe we were in the Amazon this summer. None of the documentaries, none of the things I read beforehand, nothing prepared me for the shear wonder and sensory shift I’d feel … Continue reading
When we left off, before a couple of detour posts that called out to be written, our band of adventurers (AKA: my family) were leaving the wedding of our dear friend and guide extraordinaire, Edgard. They hoped to get a … Continue reading
(<– Yes, but can you pronounce it?) Back to Peru folks. We left off finishing in the Sacred Valley. At the end of the day, we headed back to Cuzco, a city I came to really love, where said goodbye … Continue reading