Category Archives: Travel

Vacation Eats

In Mr. Universe (which I really enjoyed, even though I fell asleep before the end of it–that’s what happens to me toward the end of a semester),  Jim Gaffigan said, “Really that’s all a vacation is–just us eating in a place we’ve never been.” I couldn’t agree more. In fact, as Jesse and I were planning our […]

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Sneak Peek

Last Wednesday, right after my summer class ended and final grades were posted, Jesse and I hopped in the car and took off for a whirlwind mini-vacation to Nashville and Memphis. Neither of us had ever been before, and we had a bit of overlap with the beginning of my Real Summer, and Jesse’s week […]

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France vs. North Carolina

France has better food. The French work a 35-hour workweek and get an average of 37 vacation days per year. France’s healthcare system consistently tops the list of best in the world. Oh, and the French are better parents, too. (Watch the video and tell me those American women don’t sound crazy.) The Eiffel Tower, […]

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Fall Break

The last evening I was in West Virginia, I felt just well enough for a brief excursion off the couch to see some nearby sights. I loved the fall colors and the cool air. I loved seeing deer grazing, loved watching the river, hearing the stillness.

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Congo and Rwanda Room Tours

This weekend, I ran across some video I took last year in Congo. Since I recently took you on a “tour” of my place in San Francisco, I thought it only fitting to show you where I stayed in Congo and Rwanda. So, voila. The first half is in Bukavu, Congo, and the second half […]

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