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in other words, stop sitting so much

As if in a mystically orchestrated cosmic response to the Slate article on (lack of) walking, The Atlantic Monthly has published a short piece describing an Australian study that reaffirms the findings of many other studies that have come before … Continue reading

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interlude

because sometimes you just want to sit down benches: a photo essay  

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seeing and doing and seeing

During my near-fortnight in Oz I spent a day in Manly, a town on Sydney’s northern shore that is accessible from the city by ferry. I wasn’t sure what to expect save for the fact that there was a beach … Continue reading

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one day in sydney

in total, i spent 3 nights and parts of 4 days in sydney on my way back from tasmania en route back to the states. what follows is a brief listing of where the wind took me on one of … Continue reading

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La boheme

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so manly!

a morning coffee — flat, white coffee, that is, or what we would call an au lait or what starbucks insists on calling a misto — a blueberry muffin, a ferry, impossibly blue skies, steady motion of the tasman ocean, … Continue reading

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belinda carlisle was right

heaven IS a place on earth atop a cliff overlooking the tasman sea, from manly

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living each day like a stranger in a strange land*

The asterisk is important (in the blog post title, which is a bit of advice to myself) because if I really lived like I was a stranger or traveling out of town then I would be missing the chance to … Continue reading

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creatures of mole creek

cute, cuddly, and just a little vicious  

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raaahspree farm delectability

Raspberry ice cream, dollop of straight up cream, sauce, gooey goodness atop mini waffles. Have never had anything like it. Courtesy of Christmas Hills Raspberry Farm, Tasmania. Followed by chocolate covered raspberry. I don’t know what they put in the … Continue reading

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tasmania is gorges

a few snaps from my trek through cataract gorge. more will be added as i locate more reliable wifi.

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No gym, no problem!

When there’s a gorge near one’s hotel, there’s no shortage of workout options. All the more beautiful with the bright blue sky overhead and friends along the way, including this beauty below and a kangaroo who went hopping by before … Continue reading

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