Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Peru Chronicles: Day 1 and 2

I’ve wanted to visit the rainforest since I was a little girl, enchanted by descriptions of lush foliage and endangered animals that can be seen nowhere else. Although I haven’t focused on “saving the rainforest” in my activism since I … Continue reading

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A Streetwise View of Travel

I don’t travel that often for work, but I do so enough that I’ve been able to see a number of cities new to me. Last year, I went to Indianapolis, which surprised me with its Midwest charm. I’ve also … Continue reading

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Biking in the Moonlight

One of the great joys of summer is biking at night. Even when the weather is smotheringly hot and humid during the day, nighttime is cool and breezy. Dusk is drawn out, revealing the stars that shine without the sun’s … Continue reading

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Writer’s Note

Just a quick note. I’m not going to be blogging for the next two weeks, but I’ve scheduled posts ahead of time. I’ve never done this before, so hopefully it will work! See you on the other side…

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The Musical “Fruit”

Technically, beans are a “musical legume,” but that doesn’t exactly rhyme with “toot.” Despite their feature role in that charming children’s song, beans have great potential for both gardening and dinner. Their role as legumes make beans an excellent contributor … Continue reading

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