Category Archive: travel

CROATIA.

Reen and I landed in Dubrovnik at noon on a Saturday, and when we stepped off the plane, there was a mob of screaming Croatians: they were chanting our names, wearing t-shirts with… Continue reading

PART THREE // MEXICO

***a few things that happened south of the border: indy got an ear infection and we took her to see a mexican doctor who wrote up her prescription on a typewriter from ’78 //… Continue reading

PART TWO // MEXIGRAMS

me gustan los aviones, me gustas tu // me gusta viajar, me gustas tu // me gusta la mañana, me gustas tu // me gusta el viento, me gustas tu // me gusta… Continue reading

PART ONE // MEXICO

Two weeks down south. Two weeks with my aunt and uncle under their palapa roof; two weeks with the ocean in sight. Two weeks to watch the birds swoop in a twilight flock… Continue reading

WANDERING MOOSE // IDAHO

We go to Idaho in the winter because we want snowy days and wintery afternoons and mornings full of feather sky. We stay with my parents, in their little cabin that has a… Continue reading

EMPIRE BUILDER STATE OF MIND.

You decide to take the Amtrak to Idaho, because the roads are icy and your car has old tires, and on the train, you can read and sleep and dream. You step out… Continue reading

SNOWFLAKE STARS // TIMBERLINE, OREGON

Sometimes we go to Timberline. My parents rent a big room in the lodge with enough bunk beds to sleep ten people. Some of us ski, and when we get cold, we head… Continue reading

I GOT FENG SHUIED IN CHINATOWN. {SAN FRANCISCO}

Chinatown. We walked through the tenderloin to get there. We stood underneath red lanterns and in front of dragons. We shopped for things we didn’t need, like ninja swords and mini buddhas and… Continue reading

I LEFT MY HEART. {SAN FRANCISCO}

Joe and I went to San Francisco. We kissed our children good-bye, boarded a miniature airplane and flew to cali. For the first time in years, we had four entire days to ourselves. We… Continue reading

SPELUNKING LIKE CRAZY. {COUGAR, WA}

We recently went camping with some of our favorite friends. We built fires and pitched tents and rode bikes through the campsite; we slept in sleeping bags and drank cocoa and coffee in… Continue reading