Archive for October, 2010

apes associate plastic bags with food

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Apes steal sandwich in Gibraltar

tapas and wine

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Authentic tapas and wine tasting in la bodega – museo de vino – while exploring Mijas, Spain.

the land of mijas

Monday, October 18th, 2010

Nestled in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, overlooking the beautiful Mediterranean lies Mijas, Spain. We decided to take a taxi to Mijas, which brought us to the highway along the coast. The trip sort of reminded me of our drive between Los Angeles and Santa Barbara during our first vacation together. When we left […]

blog action day 2010: water

Friday, October 15th, 2010

The Boston metro-area faced a massive crisis back in May. A rupture in a critical water main that supplies water to millions of residents broke. We had no clean water. The break affected service to 700,000 households and 64 million gallons were lost before the problem was fixed. For four or five days we couldn’t drink […]

finding relaxation in spain…

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010

When Mike and I arrived in Spain we were so exhausted from the wedding, our crazy flights and exploring Tunisia, that even I was yearning to just nestle my feet into some sand, sip on a cocktail and stare at the Mediterranean. I found myself telling Mike words he thought he’d never hear, like – […]

cambridge antique market

Monday, October 11th, 2010

antiquing in Massachusetts at the Cambridge Antique Market

the doors of tunisia

Friday, October 8th, 2010

the doors of tunisia

carthage and sidi bou said

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

The city of Carthage is just a short train ride north of Tunis. It’s also the first place you’ll see tourists, though chances are they won’t be from the U.S. The first thing that we did when we got off the train was take a stroll down to the ocean. For the first time, just […]