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The atomic weight of love

The atomic weight of love by Elizabeth J. Church (Algonquin Books, 2016)

The cover of this book shows a periodic table of the elements, with birds instead of elements. 140 more words


There is still beauty.

I don’t know about you, but the last few weeks I’ve not really wanted to open my various social media accounts. Tragedy has always walked amongst us, I know that, but there’s something different in the air. 175 more words


A visit to a city that doesn't exist. 

Our friends Matt and Karen live in Los Alamos, New Mexico.  It’s been many years ago that Russ married them, just before they travelled the world on their boat.   93 more words

USA Road Trip

Fathers Day 2016

My neighbor who lives in one of the units of the four-plex next door is spending this Fathers’ Day as a new father.  His wife recently gave birth to twin sons.  752 more words

Cultural Highlights

Camping on the Ski Hill

We are incredibly fortunate to have a few awesome campsites in national forest just 20 minutes from our house. My husband discovered this area just below the… 108 more words

Car-camping Adventures

Our life in Los Alamos

My husband, Matt and I moved to Los Alamos, New Mexico in 2011, a few months before the Las Conchas fire took out most of the forest in the nearby mountains that the 2000… 347 more words


Bouldering at Ortega

Not too long after my husband started at LANL, there was another new hire in his group who really enjoyed bouldering. His wife was in another state, finishing up her teaching year, so he had a lot of time on his hands and no one to come home to. 229 more words

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