All posts tagged: walk

Fruit, and a first

Cancer / Ephemera

First of all, I must congratulate Other Patti for writing down my official 2000th comment yesterday! As a celebration, I don’t know what she will do, but I’m going out to get more sushi at lunchtime. I slept late this morning, so Buck has gone out to find me some fruit (yes, I know I can change the time zone settings on my blog, but the thing is, as Ruben hinted at a bunch of […]

Powerlessness and power

Natural world

I must start out this blog post by admitting a thing that might make me either very popular here in Cincinnati, or, possibly, unpopular: we have electrical power at our house. Ever since Monday’s infamous “deluge” by the remnants of hurricane Ike, with huge windstorms and much power outage, the most common question around here is “Do you have power?” We came home, slowly but surely, yesterday, to find out that we did have power […]

Walk/Don't Walk


One thing that an outsider in Boulder has to notice is the actual human rights that pedestrians have. If you attempt to cross the street, the cars will actually stop for you, and wait patiently for you to cross. This fascinates me to no end! In Cincinnati, it’s a bit dangerous to try crossing without the walk light being on. In Manhattan, of course, you’re considered fair game whether or not you have the walk […]

A Thanksgiving tree-rat for you


We are staying in a hotel bordering Gramercy Park this Thanksgiving, and it was such a beautiful morning that I had to get out there with the camera. I found this little guy on the sidewalk. As you can see, he/she has already begun feasting. I am going to head on over to Eric’s to see how the Texan tree-rats might be faring…