Monthly Archives: January 2012
Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 31)
I found that everything in Africa was full of life. This flower had a moth, a bee, and a fly.
Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 30)
The Boston Harbor on a beautiful spring day.
Foundation and Empire–First Group Read Discussion
Well folks it is time for the first discussion of Foundation and Empire, the second book in Isaac Asimov’s Foundation Trilogy. This group read is hosted by Carl at Stainless Steel Droppings. If you would like to follow all the … Continue reading
Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 28)
I spotted this dragonfly as we were getting ready to enter the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park in Botswana.
Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 27)
The John Hancock Tower in Boston, Massachusetts. This is the tallest building in the city. When it was first constructed, the surrounding area was quite dangerous since the windows would detach and hurtle down upon the sidewalk below. When the … Continue reading
Cell 211–World Cinema Series–Spain
A couple of weeks ago I wrote that I was participating in Caroline’s World Cinema Series. This project involves watching movies from all over the world and the ultimate goal is to watch at least one movie from every country. … Continue reading
Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 26)
The North Bridge, Concord, Massachusetts. This was where the American Revolutionary War began in 1775. It is hard to image that a war started in such a beautiful place. Through the trees you can see the Old Manse, a … Continue reading
Rain and the River Thames
I woke up this morning and noticed that it was raining. I love the rain. However, as I look out the window I am reminded of an article I read in the Economist (Nov. 5, 2011) a few months ago. … Continue reading
Travel Photo of the Day (Jan. 25)
Yesterday when I posted a photo that was taken at the entrance of the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park in Botswana, Gilly was surprised to see water since this area is a salt pan in the middle of a dry savanna. Once … Continue reading