October 27, 2010


October 7, 2010


A random googling and I stumbled over a recently started project by designer Johnny Selman. Motivated by his shock at Americans’ ignorance of current events and encouraged by a similar project he did earlier in the year, he’s started BBCx365, a year-long project to design a poster for one BBC headline everyday. The idea is […]

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Pretty kitty

October 4, 2010


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My (coffee) cup runneth over

October 1, 2010


This morning, an angel in the form of the postman delivered an unexpected surprise from Tyler and Rachel. Ohmygoodness. Coffee. Rich, chocolatey, smooth coffee. Ten short minutes after opening the package, Zack and I transformed this into a delicious this.

Posted in: Cambridge, Seattle

Embracing the inner tourist

September 28, 2010


A few weekends ago, with proof of Cambridge residence in hand to gain free admission, we set out for a few self-guided tours of surrounding colleges. Standing in the middle of a chapel where construction started in 1446, it’s impossible not to be a “tourist.” (I mean, the King’s College Chapel organ contains Henry VIII’s […]

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We’ve arrived

September 13, 2010


Exactly one week ago (nearly to the minute) we walked into our new home in Cambridge. Since then it’s been a whirlwind of the mundane and the new, with a bit of drama thrown in for good measure. Our flat is perfectly situated with a three-minute walk to the hustle and bustle of the town […]

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In others’ words

August 4, 2010


Thoughts and snippets running through my head. George Rouault, Il Arrive Parfois Que La Route Soit Belle (It happens, sometimes, that the way is beautiful) . . . . Each morning sees some task begin, Each evening sees it close Something attempted, something done, Has earned a night’s repose. -Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, “The Village Blacksmith” […]