September 24, 2012
Imagine a terrain formed millions of years ago, a vast lava plain, created by several volcanoes and their eruptions. Fast forward through the next couple million years, through eroding winds and rain. Then imagine that thousands of years ago, hunter gatherers discovered that the basalt that created this otherworldly terrain was soft enough to carve […]
September 12, 2012
Actual conversations held between 8/31/12 and 9/10/12 between an unnamed, not- famous-but-should-be blogger (LBL) and various representatives of airlines and airport security: 8/31/12 Frankfort, Germany LBL: Why have we been sitting at the gate for three hours? Lufthansa Rep: We are on strike. LBL: But I flew from DC to Frankfort. LR: We weren’t on strike […]
August 30, 2012
Set timer for 12PM today. Mix the following ingredients: one Now Husband (preferably Turkish speaking), two sons, two daughters-in-law, one daughter, two grandsons. Add Istanbul, Cappadocia, and Bodrum. Season with love, laughter, great food, amazing sights, and one hot air balloon ride. Will last unrefrigerated for 12 days. Enjoy. Serves 9.