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No Pain, No Gain on the Road in Sri Lanka

Jeff and I just wrapped up a whirlwind four-day road trip throughout Sri Lanka.  The hours and hours spent in the car were long, windy, bumpy, and for the most part set to a Pussycat Dolls CD from 2005 on repeat.   1,124 more words

Travel & Leisure

Comparing Charity Websites

My chosen charity : Elephant Voices

Home page (top half) – Good visual, dull colours, way too many tabs! Logo is attractive, however the first look of this website is not striking, it does not make people want to continue exploring the site. 361 more words

Africa

On the care and feeding of elephants in living rooms

You have to pretend she’s not there, you see
It doesn’t matter that you can see her with your own two eyes
It doesn’t matter when elephant farts waft into your bedroom at night… 702 more words

Poetry

Recent art adventures: Elephant Earth

A recent show at Dales Gallery featured the beautiful photography of Dag Goering. His compelling images of elephants are traveling the world to bring awareness to the ongoing challenges these magnificent creatures face. 32 more words

A fact and a theory

Fact: the Polish word for nightmare is koszmar, a direct borrowing of the French word cauchemar. The idea of Franco-Polish linguistic exchange is an unusual one. 233 more words

Mind

Where to next?

I have a list.  I’ve been keeping it for decades and slowly checking things off – but it’s extensive.  See, I have wanderlust in my blood.  329 more words

Holiday