Tag Archives: adventures

Dust to dust

I’m currently in Bremen, Germany, at a conference on Mediterranean migration. It’s quite a time for a migration conference, what with Donald Trump’s refugee ban, European countries making noises about paying off Libya to stop irregular migration and the shooting … Continue reading

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A big blue map!

While looking at the personal website of a potential source, I discovered this really cool embedded map app that allows you to highlight every place you’ve visited. Unfortunately, unlike the late, great Facebook “Where I’ve Been” map app, there’s no … Continue reading

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Word of the Month…

Happy January, ladies and gents and humans of all genders! I’ll just leave this here…thanks Mom for sharing.  

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Obligatory New Year post 2/2: Year in Review

*EDITED, Jan. 1, 11:00 p.m.* 2016 was a tough year. Ever since the deaths of Alan Rickman, David Bowie and Prince practically coincided with the Brussels airport bombings, the Zika crisis and the Fort McMurray wildfires, everything is 2016’s fault. … Continue reading

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Meme minute

I’m neither cute nor country, but this meme really resonates with me and with the original purpose of this blog!! Thanks to my former colleague Shawn Lyons for sharing!

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A pertinent coda to what I wrote earlier…

With thanks to my friend Nathalie Kleinschmit, and also to the original creator of the meme (if that’s you, please say something so I can credit you):

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Another year…

Well, well, well, another birthday… A few years ago I was wondering about the Birthday Threshold– when getting older stopped making you feel like a cooler, more sophisticated person and started making you feel like you’d just passed another landmark … Continue reading

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