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Big 4-0

View on 40…

I’m 40!!!

And I love it.

I love my new age. My new “credentials”. I slipped over the hill and I just breathed a big sigh of relief…

I made it. And I have fully embraced my new identity. It feels great.  Continue reading

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It’s Columbus Day, and the internet and social media are rife with articles lambasting old Chris for being a generally terrible person.

Which he was.

But this is good – just a few years ago this wouldn’t necessarily have been the case. It makes me happy to see this stuff being shared in what is now our mainstream media; it’s about time all us white people held hands and admitted we actually don’t think it’s cool to feed live human babies to fierce war-dogs that have been trained to love human fleshContinue reading

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Con Amore


It’s time to tell the tale of Sicily.

But as I’ve been preparing the photos of our trip over the course of the past week, I’ve realized it’s so hard to put it all into words.

Sicily is, simply, the MOST beautiful place on earth. Full of the MOST beautiful people, who eat the MOST delicious food. And bask in the MOST glorious weather. They’ve been doing everything longer and better than you have – proudly tracing their origins to the Phoenicians, the Greeks, the Romans, the Ottomans. Standing apart from the rest of the world while they do it, on a gleaming hunk of rock teaming with olives, almonds, and citrus in the sparkling Mediterranean. Continue reading

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Press Play

We’re back from Sicily!

Two glorious weeks on a ruggedly beautiful Mediterranean island treated us well. So well, that we’re drowning in photos and videos right now.

And by now it’s also obvious, I’m sure, that I’m really sort of roadblocked in terms of sharing too much until I have everything just so. I need all my photos collected, compiled, edited, and color-corrected (by the hubs, of course). I need them on Flickr first, sorted and tagged and disseminated to all the relevant (nagging) parties. And THEN I can think about sharing them here.

Such are the problems of the anal-retentive. Continue reading

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