#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture – an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It’s on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday

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#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture - an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It's on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday | August 10, 2018 at 03:21PM
#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture – an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It’s on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday

 
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#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture – an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It’s on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday

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#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture - an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It's on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday | August 10, 2018 at 03:21PM
#throwback to our trip to Vilnius and this brilliant sculpture – an abstract portrait of 16th century Polish queen Barbara Radziwiłł, Grand Duchess of Lithuania. The sculpture is by Vladas Vildžiūnas, from 1979. It’s on what translates as German Street and one side had to be completely rebuilt after the bombing in WWII #sculpture #publicart #europe #Lithuania #Vilnius #summertime #summer2018 #blog #wp #rainy #showers #cloudy #summerholiday via Instagram https://ift.tt/2MehRn4

 
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Egged on

July 5, 2018   Comments (0)
 


Somehow, last night, I forgot the cardinal rule of eggs and microwaves. Given that I exploded one in the shared kitchen back at King College and then repented at leisure while I cleaned the space and the microwave for hours…you’d think I’d know better. It’s done in tabata style – 20 seconds on, 10 seconds off. Everyone knows that. It’s fairly easy and I haven’t forgotten it in years.
But last night, I was re-heating a previously boiled egg. I stuck it in the microwave for one minute.
And then, I took it out and placed it on one of these suckers to slice: (more…)

 
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Work on the lake

June 1, 2018   Comments (2)
 

Lake Pichola, Udaipur


I’ve been spending a lot of time in Udaipur and with a view like this when I visit, how can I stay away?
Okay, that’s a little bit of hyperbole, I admit, but c’mon, the lake is gorgeous — any time of the day, all (more…)

 
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trucks, trains, and automobiles + camping

May 31, 2018   Comments (0)
 

Earlier this month, I went overlanding for the first time. What’s that? It’s defined like this: “Overlanding is self-reliant overland travel to remote destinations where the journey is the principal goal.”

Seven of us got on a modified truck (called Bonnie, a beautiful orange BharatBenz), while her twin (Clyde, of course!) followed us (tricked out with loos, showers, hot water on one side and a kitchen on the other) and went from Jaipur to Gurgaon (where we were stopped by curious cops at every intersection, it seemed), on to Rishikesh, where we stayed in a room by the Ganges, then further up the mountains, following the Alaknanda river past Rudraprayag and Devprayag to Chopta, Uttarakhand. Here we stopped for two nights and camped amidst rhododendron trees, (more…)

 
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Smile like you mean it

April 12, 2018   Comments (0)
 

Look at that wicked smile! Team AKA Meaty Glide running amok in Udaipur (well, slowly, because these are narrow streets in the old city after all). #rickshawrun #rickshawrun2018 #blog | April 12, 2018 at 06:20AM

Look at that wicked smile!
Team AKA Meaty Glide running amok in Udaipur (well, slowly, because these are narrow streets in the old city after all). #rickshawrun #rickshawrun2018 #blog Shared via Instagram https://ift.tt/2JE7Ond and IFFT

 
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Standing tall

October 2, 2017   Comments (0)
 

 

#throwback Google has helpfully reminded me that we were in Vik, Iceland, on this day four years ago, on (more…)

 
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Drink up

September 30, 2017   Comments (0)
 

The prettiest drink (of many) I had this past week. Cinnamon old fashioned at Kaama.
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Moore’s law

January 5, 2017   Comments (3)
 

And this would be my first 1GB hard drive. 😂😂😂 Consider please: it’s 8″ tall, 6″ wide & 2″ across (a 64 GB phone is roughly a sixth the size?) and you can now get microSD cards that hold 128GB.
The first computer I (co-)bought was had an 8GB hard drive and my boyfriend at the time and I marveled at it. What on earth could we even put on there? We had mp3’s, word documents and excel sheets. We weren’t gamers (and anyway, games came on CDs and we had TWO, count ’em, two optical drives. I ripped so many cd’s and made so many mix’tapes’ 😀
My next computer — with which I used this drive — was an iBook 12″ laptop. 64GB hard disk? I can’t recall at all.Such a huge boost from the windows 3.1 desktop and CRT monitor I used when I first got to the US in 1995.
Do you remember your first external hard drive? Please share in the comments 🙂
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