Category Archives: Musings

From the banks of the Potomac…

Washington Monument and Jefferson Memorial from the banks of the Potomac, Washington, DC (September 29, 2009) Though I risk slipping too comfortably into the trend of “this day back when” posts, let me just squeeze in this one photograph, taken on … Continue reading

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you know it is going to be a great day when…

…you can see the Himalayas from your window in the middle of monsoon season. Confession: Today wasn’t a great day… it probably wasn’t even good. Internet service calls, frequent phone calls to the landlord about small but vital tasks that … Continue reading

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Four years of July 4ths

Yesterday marked the first 4th of July that I have celebrated in America since 2007. Ergo, I thought I’d take a look back at where I’ve been during my last few fourths. (and try saying “few fourths” several times fast) … Continue reading

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j’adore: Icelandic skyr

I’m currently having a breakfast of siggi’s Icelandic style skyr, a rich, creamy yogurt made from skim milk and all natural ingredients that has 0 grams of fat, low sugar, and a whopping 14 grams of protein. Skyr is the … Continue reading

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(humble) Pi Day

For all my talk about freeing oneself from guilt (the requisite affliction that reappears with each passing Lent), I have succumbed to a similar mental plague as of late.  Perhaps it is not coincidental that these sentiments arose around my lusting … Continue reading

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