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A few words of gratitude

Cliché or tradition, it never hurts to take inventory of they who make my life so wonderful.

Thus spoke the travel clinic, and I kind of paid attention

Antibiotics! Vaccinations! Potentially harmful long-term medication! Preparing to travel abroad is like a giant frat party inside your immune system.

A distant relative

Every dog filtered down into its most common parts, a land of roving Super Mutts.

Sunday best

An early morning church service up in the Central Plateau of Haiti.

Fall Break 2013

My favorite type of vacation with the kids, although the world traveler in me is so excited about the possibility of showing them more.

Wet nose to wet nose

Even when she couldn’t walk or crawl she liked to give him hugs.

My Life in Movies

“First non-animated movie I saw in a theater without having to be removed from the theater for screaming because my parents somehow thought Raiders of the Lost Ark was about Noah…”

Wrasslin’ and hasslin’

Back in the prime of their daily face-offs.


My green-eyed first born a few months after settling into sisterhood.

Scent sucker

“Perfumes, soaps, scented body washes, room sprays, candles, laundry detergents: they are my kryptonite. I know everyone likes to smell good, but I expect a little more than just good.”