Category Archives: Travel

Baby finds mother

Watch the whole thing so you can see what happens at the end. Plus, you get to hear those delightful South African accents. Advertisements

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You can trust us now

The application process was so arduous I thought the airport interview might even be worse. I knew they’d take our fingerprints (all ten of them), and I knew they’d take our pictures, though I didn’t know we’d have to take … Continue reading

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One True Media is closing!

Nobody I know ever heard of One True Media, which may be why it’s closing, but the only reason Google gives us is that Disney acquired something called Spotify, which owned One True Media. It seems like the whole world … Continue reading

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Global Entry

On a recent trip the words “TSA Pre Cert” magically appeared on our passports, and it was almost like flying first class – well, really, not at all, though we did feel quite special as we got shunted into a … Continue reading

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My Italian Homework

We have to write about some sort of a travel snafu for my Italian class tomorrow, and so I thought I’d write about it here, where the words just flow out of my head into my fingers and onto the … Continue reading

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How Matt Yglesias ruined my travel mojo

I used to love Matt Yglesias – he’s a great writer with interesting political insights – but now he’s ruined a special secret I only shared with my very best friends, at least those friends who happened to be waiting … Continue reading

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Done jumping

It’s 32 degrees and drizzling, our driveway is a sheet of ice, and so in compensation I’m remembering last year at about this time when we were on this ship. One day toward the end of the journey they let … Continue reading

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