Archive for August 2004

Holiday in the sun

Sunday, August 29th, 2004

My vacation in Florida is going swimmingly, in every sense of the word. So far, I’ve been swimming every single day (either in a pool or in the ocean), I’ve eaten shrimp almost every single day, I’ve had Key lime pie everywhere from Key…

Key West house

Sunday, August 29th, 2004

Jeremy cracking a coconut

Sunday, August 29th, 2004

Palm trees in the Keys

Sunday, August 29th, 2004

Hither and yon.

Saturday, August 21st, 2004

On the eve of a very different vacation, I’ve finally posted the last bit of my Bologna travelogue. It was a fun thing to write; I liked reliving my trip to culinary heaven.…

Bologna Part III: La Rossa

Saturday, August 21st, 2004

Wrapping up a weekend in Bologna the Red.…

Tristan da Cunha

Saturday, August 21st, 2004

I can’t for the life of me remember where I originally saw the link to the online Tristan Times, but ever since finding it, I’ve been involved in a little Tristan da Cunha obsession.…

The mighty pen.

Monday, August 16th, 2004

A fancy new pen shop has opened up in the center of Brighton. I have previously mentioned in passing that I’m a stationery fetishist, so when I spotted the shop yesterday, I was inside in a nanosecond, my face pressed up against the cases of very fi…

Not so funny after all.

Saturday, August 14th, 2004

I want to apologize for my whiny remarks about not being able to go on vacation in the Keys because of the hurricane. Hurricane Charley wound up being the worst hurricane since the devastating Andrew in 1992, and according to the New York Times (login:wrr…

Blow me down...

Thursday, August 12th, 2004

Well that’s not good. (That bit at the tip of Florida that’s all highlighted in red? The bit that’s right in Charley’s path? That’s the Florida Keys.)…

Language matters.

Tuesday, August 10th, 2004

Sorry about the lack of interesting updates, folks. I’ve been diligently trying to get my term paper done, so most of my waking hours have been devoted to thoughts of computer-assisted language learning (fascinating, I know). One funny thing is that…

Search party.

Wednesday, August 4th, 2004

I first blogged about Amazon’s "Search Inside the Book" feature last October when it was introduced. Almost a year on, as I sit in front of my computer at midnight, trying to write a term paper and finding myself in need of looking up this…