Should you be an avid reader of travel books, magazines, and blogs, a sentiment that is often shared about Madrid is that it's a good pass through city. Centrally located, well connected, it's where you go to go somewhere else. Personally, I've found this advice rather wrong. With it's brilliant outdoor parks, food markets (yes,… Continue reading Photos from Madrid, Spain.
In case you were wondering - Spain loves babies. And babies love Spain. With so many playgrounds, super friendly strangers, lovely spring weather, and lots and lots of churros - Ari had a grand old time. For all of you who have asked me about my travel tips and tricks - I have something coming… Continue reading Spain: Best of Ari
I used to be that person who didn't leave the house without her Canon DSLR camera. Who packed fewer clothes and shoes for trips just so that she could carry all the camera equipment. Who couldn't imagine life without the camera slung around her shoulders. And then I got on the smartphone bandwagon. Smartphones, including… Continue reading Dusting off the DSLR
While running errands with D. the other day - something we seldom do together these days - he suggested we stop by our local garden store Logan's to pick up marigolds for our yard. The bright orange and yellows of marigolds are forever associated in my mind with Indian weddings I attended as a kid… Continue reading Marigolds at the Garden Store
Since I started full time work back in November, I've turned part of our third floor attic into my home office. Today being Monday, I thought I'd share a few pictures of this space where I spend so much of my daily time. I am definitely a very visual person who draws a lot of… Continue reading My Attic Office
Tonight after dinner the kids and I took a walk to the 24-hour Krispy Kreme around the corner from us. After a leisurely walk of about 8 minutes we arrived at our destination. Shortly thereafter, a nice man sitting in a parked truck by the front entrance yelled out that the store was closed for… Continue reading Doughnut Worry, Be Happy