Monthly Archives: December 2011

Travel Photo of the Day (Dec. 16)

The other day I popped into a sports bar in London to catch some of the Liverpool match. The guys at the table didn’t fit in at all.

Posted in London, Travel, Travel Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 43 Comments

The Versatile Blogger Award

December has been good to me and it isn’t even Christmas yet.  First Jo Bryant was kind enough to give me The Reader Appreciation Award.  Then both Palm Trees & Bare Feet and Keep on Going have given me The Versatile Blogger Award.  … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Tagged , , , | 31 Comments

Travel Photo of the Day (Dec. 15)

This photo was taken during our hike to the top of Pacaya, a volcano in Guatemala.  This volcano is active.  We hiked it in December of 2008.  In May of 2010 it erupted.  It was pretty cool to hike an … Continue reading

Posted in Central America, Travel, Travel Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 18 Comments

Under the Watchful Eye

It took two workers most of the afternoon today to clean up all the leaves in the garden across the street from me.  I was amazed by how long it took.  They didn’t take breaks or slack off.  Their boss … Continue reading

Posted in Everyday life | Tagged , , , , , , | 28 Comments

The Reader Appreciation Award

Jo Bryant over at Chronicles of Illusions was kind enough to give me The Reader Appreciation Award.  Thanks Jo!  If you are not familiar with her blog I encourage you to check it out! Here are the rules for this … Continue reading

Posted in Random | Tagged , , , | 26 Comments

Travel Photo of the Day (Dec. 14)

Watching the runners in the Boston Marathon is an amazing experience.  I’ve been neglecting my daily runs so I’m hoping this will inspire me to get out there.

Posted in Boston, Travel, Travel Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

A Classics Challenge

This week I have been announcing what reading challenges I intend to join during 2012.  Today is no different.  I will also be participating in a Classics Literature Challenge hosted by November’s Autumn.  I heard of this challenge from Shelley … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Travel Photo of the Day (Dec. 13)

This hippo looked so tired.  Chobe National Park, Botswana.

Posted in Africa, Travel, Travel Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 33 Comments

War and Peace Group Read

Yesterday I mentioned joining the Tea & Books Reading Challenge.  Another book event that I plan to tackle in 2012 is a group read of War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy.  If you are interested in joining this group please … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Travel Photo of the Day (Dec. 12)

If you aren’t paying attention while walking along this river in Botswana you might meet a foe.

Posted in Africa, Travel, Travel Photos | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments