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Photo Essay: Chesapeake Bay overnight excursion

As previously mentioned, not long after returning from Ireland, I was crewing a short sailing expedition on the Chesapeake Bay with an overnight in Annapolis and St. Michael’s. Here are a few shots from the trip: (1&2 Annapolis City Dock … Continue reading

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Sunday Night Souvenir: Nepalese Necklace

As I have mentioned before (though hopefully not ad nauseum… yet), shopping for unique jewelry is one of my favorite things to do while traveling. Realistically, when you get home, are you ever going to wear that dress that you … Continue reading

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spring in Philly

Baltimore is currently plagued with dark skies and intermittent downpours, a perfect day to be confined indoors to catch up on work of both the scholarly and house variety. Last week, around this time, I was in the City of … Continue reading

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Buddha’s Birthday

May 10th of every year is special for being the birthday of somebody near and dear to me. May 10th 2011, however, is special to many people around the globe for being the birthday of Prince Siddhartha Gautama a.k.a. Buddha. … Continue reading

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jet-setting to France (life is rough): meet guest blogger Kate

Hope everyone had a fantastic weekend–or a fantastic Easter weekend if that’s your thing. Mine was dotted with a mix of gluttony, hot yoga, unpredictable weather, retail therapy, and visits from far-away friends– all in all a superb spring weekend. … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day from some of the most beautiful places on the planet

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hey laaaadiees (a different type of, ahem, tourism)

A few months ago, I was on a bit of an evolutionary biology reading kick (highly, highly, highly recommend reading Sex at Dawn, hands down one of the most entertaining, informative, and thought-provoking books I’ve read in the past year– … Continue reading

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