Tag Archives: USA

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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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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hot town, summer in the city

After another brief hiatus, I’m back, bitches. Well, “back” to the few of you who noticed my absence. Thanks for stroking my ego and warming the cockles of my heart. Or was that just the heat wave? I’ve just returned … 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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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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Happy Earth Day from some of the most beautiful places on the planet

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how not to pack for a long weekend

Despite the fact that I have been in perpetual motion for the past couple years, I am still the worst packer ever.  I struggle to remember one trip in recent memory that didn’t begin with a scramble to get everything … Continue reading

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