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This is another contribution to the wonderful Blog Hop, hosted by Emily and Kelly. Each week they post a prompt, for the ongoing theme of “Remember the time when we…”. This weeks prompt is food: a memory, a recipe, a … Continue reading
Note to new readers: Our family took in two foreign exchange students from August 2011 until June 2012. Denmark is a 17 yr (now 18) old girl. China is a 16 yr (now 17) old boy. The U.S. is our 15 yr … Continue reading
It wasn’t a total shot in the dark. Meagan at Hot Pink Underwear and I actually met at a writing course nearly two years ago. It was very brief, but we got along in the short time we met. We … Continue reading
Ok, if the title grabbed your attention, because you thought I was going out on a limb and sharing salacious details about myself— Sorry. Not the “head” you were expecting, but a memorable summer nonetheless. This post is part of … Continue reading
A Fruit fly! Note: It’s the perfect time to bring this one back. I’ve updated some things; so be sure to watch the hilarious fruit fly sex tape! These little guys are driving me nuts right now, as they always … 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
This is a brief, and I mean brief, detour from the current series of blog posts on our trip to Peru. I’ve missed writing about other things, and frankly the universe has been so busy f—ing me royally, that I … Continue reading
Tomorrow we depart for Peru and my stomach is churning. Thankfully, it’s just nerves… now. The stomach bug that laid me low, low, low last weekend has mostly passed. This does seem to be a dastardly bug that lingers for … Continue reading
To start, it’s worth noting that I have been considering GI problems since we decided to make a two week trip to Peru. I’ve read up on the water conditions in Peru; we’ve purchased a purification wand; and I’m ready … Continue reading