52 Photos ~ Hearts

Did I have a song in my head this week? Of course, I did... http://youtu.be/1NIz0IrpmX4 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~ These photos and post are in response to this week's theme for the 52 Photos Project. You should participate, too! Read about how it works here. You can see a gallery of everyone's photos for this week's theme here.… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Hearts

52 Photos ~ Crooked line

I went to the doctor, I went to the mountains I looked to the children, I drank from the fountains There's more than one answer to these questions pointing me in crooked line And the less I seek my source for some definitive The closer I am to fine. --The Indigo Girls, "Closer to Fine"… Continue reading 52 Photos ~ Crooked line

After this, I’ll be quiet about Antarctica for awhile

They did it. They walked 1800 miles in 105 days, following Scott's footsteps, and made it back to safety at Scott Base, Antarctica. And made history. The band of armchair explorers followed on the blog, Google Earth, and Twitter yesterday evening as Ben and Tarka walked the final miles. The online community was buzzing. I… Continue reading After this, I’ll be quiet about Antarctica for awhile


I'm an Eastern European mutt, descended from grandparents and great grandparents who were born in the tiny, border shifting villages of Romania, Russia, and Poland. At some point, my ancestors may have been Ukranian, or Hungarian, or Bulgarian. We have no records that far back, but considering the politics and the fluid borders of that… Continue reading Pierogi