The ancient city of Edinburgh nestles among the rocky crags of extinct volcanoes. The castle sits atop one of them. The other most prominent crag is known as Arthur’s Seat and it rises above the city some 800+ feet. Its name colorfully evokes Arthurian legend but the origin is actually unknown. It could also be […]
I woke up early this morning planning to spend the day at my desk toiling at a big project for work that is making life, well less happy and balanced than I would like. But I saw something odd on my alarm (which shows the weather) — could it be?! Yes, it was! So I […]
When everyone feels stir crazy but not yet ready for more left-overs, you head to the hills to stand in the wind and watch the sun set.
Ten hour flight to San Francisco on an ancient United Airlines plane. “It’s being retired next week,” the flight attendant cheerily announced. No personalized entertainment screens. No power station at the seats. And halfway through they replaced the action movies with cat videos. I kid you not. So I got a ton of work done, […]
Let’s say you were chopped to the ground, uprooted, flown across the Atlantic, and buried in foreign soil. How long would it take before you dusted yourself off and pressed on with your life? As you think about your answer, please consider that it has taken my shamrock less than a week (see the story). […]
Impromptu midweek date nights are the best. Especially when you know that in three more days you’ll be back on opposite sides of the Atlantic. We bagged the usual work-night routine (which now that one of us lives in London is neither usual nor routine) in favor of a stroll through the Olypic Sculpture Park […]
This is the stuff Huntsville memories are made of.