Girl Meets BlogHer

Once I wrote about my intentions for my future. My future plans?...more

The Newark Airport Meltdown -- Now, With Added Trouble at Reagan National!

Wow, did you see the pictures of the lines at Newark Airport?...more

My son works for the TSA (great part-time job for college students, by the way) -- at least ...more

Trains and the EU, beneficial to their communties at large

Trains and the EU, both beneficial to their communities at large Growing up in Seattle, trains and public transport didn't exist.  I find this unfortunate as they provide a myriad of benefits including space and energy issues. ...more

I love trains as well and they are sooo much better in Europe than here. I investigated ...more

Weekend Word to the Wise (Learn the Language!)

I’m sure you’ve all heard about the “Ugly American”. It’s a term used to describe the American tourist that travels outside of the United States but expects everyplace they visit to be just like the Unites States....more

I am not a Mommy

Here in Bloggyland, I feel like I need to somehow explain myself for my childless state.Over New Years, we were invited to a party out in Cottage Grove, OR where we inevitably had to talk about the Who, What, When, Where and Why's of our nomadic life.When someone asks us, "Where are you from?", we go into our story of chosen homelessness and 9 times out of 10, they will end the conversation with "Well, you MUST not have children, or you couldn't live like that."...more

Thank you Laurie...I will check out your blog and I am excited to be an ACTIVE member of ...more

NYT: “A ‘Whey’ with Words”


2009: The Year in Meme.

Oh, I love a good meme. As an only child, talking about myself is one of my favorite occupations. Almost as fun as talking to myself – wait, did I just say that outloud? 1. What did you do in 2009 that you’d never done before? ...more

Travel Bloggers Subpoened for Publishing TSA Documents

It wasn't that long ago that redacted TSA documents were published to the web, leading to all kind of snarky commentary on their inability to not only control their documents, but to delete information they want to keep private. ...more

Thorough post. Thanks Pam for writing this. People are gonna demand to know and have access ...more

Nuh "Lingah" The Worst Restaurant In Negril

“Nuh Lingah”  The Worst Restaurant in Negril   ...more

Santa vs. Pai Natal

It’s a little late to be blogging about Christmas, I know. Something about the build up to Christmas means that even the very next day, it’s a stale subject. Old news. Anyhow, I didn’t have a chance to blog about Christmas on Christmas, so I’m making up for it now. This year was my first year spending Christmas in Portugal. My very first Christmas without snow! And boy was that ever weird....more