pablo and medellin

Colombia? Hmmmm!?!? Medellin? Are you f**kin' crazy?!?! Such was the reaction when Hunter shared his reading week plans with his friends. Medellin was, for a time, the most dangerous city in the world thanks largely to one man…. Pablo Escobar.…

arms into art

Going to the British Museum with Jack was like visiting for the first time… we went where he wanted to go. It was completely different than where I always go. No Elgin marbles for him. Instead we headed to the…

london lights

I just walked 130,000 steps exploring the city of London. That's about 65 miles.  Jack who had a 10-day school break joined me for most of them. Because we were so horribly jet lagged, most of our walking was done…

paradise found: noanoa island

The question is: when you find the perfect place, do you share that info?Well, I have found the ideal spot. And, after much deliberation, have decided to reveal this paradise. It is a little island called NoaNoa.   And I…

the philippines

Jack and I have been in the Philippines a little over 4 days and so far we have learned a couple things. It’s hot here!  Very hot! And humid (my hair is huge). It’s shockingly beautiful (except Manila). Jack is…

cities talking post: paris

The ground under Paris is mostly limestone and settlers of the city, dating back to the ancient Romans, have been using this rock for building the city we love today. Both the Louvre and the Notre Dame Cathedral are made…

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