Monthly Archives: July 2015

July 26

Jamaica Days: Day 002 – A Lazy Day in Runaway Bay

We woke up on the island to the sound of people playing on the beach. The resort is full of European and South American families. I took a walk along the beach and then took a swim in the infinity pool. Both of us were feeling a bit tired so we hung around the facilities […]

July 25

Jamaica Days: Day 001 – No Shoes, No Shirt, No Suit Cases

We arrived in beautiful Jamaica on time. However, upon making it to baggage claim I found out my bags hung back an extra day in the States. With a smile on my face and a drink in my hand we boarded the bus for our resort. * Note to self, it is always better to […]

July 24

Jamaica Days: Day 000 – Leaving San Francisco

There’s always a part of me that hates leaving San Francisco. No matter how exotic the end destination. I love my city. I love the way the fog hangs over the skyline. I made my way to the airport and grabbed some food along the way. Jamaica seems so far away, but I am very […]

July 23

10 Things You Should Know About Jamaica

Originally posted on Re-IMAGINE JAMAICA:
By Hume Johnson, PhD World renowned Reggae performer, Jimmy Cliff Jamaica is an island nation located in the Caribbean Sea. It is home to some 2.7 million people. Despite its tiny size, it has developed an internationally famous and recognised brand image.  Here are a few things you should know…

July 22

Aren’t You Hot in That?

Originally posted on The Curious Archaeologist:
It’s a cold wet Sunday (12 degrees outside, in late July!) so I was doing what people have been doing in England (on cold wet Sundays) for more than 250 years, reading about a somewhere warmer. In my case reading Lady Nugent’s Journal of her Residence in Jamaica from…

July 19

Day 3: Michigan Reunion

Something I have always said, friends are my reset button. When you need to be true to yourself and think about all the decisions that you have made, nothing is better than a weekend with people who know you best. Today we woke up and made homemade breakfast burritos and then walked down to the […]

July 18

Day 2: Michigan Reunion

And the second day came and went so quickly. As I write this, we are all gathered in the living room drinking wine, digesting Thai food and discussing our favorite scenes from “Dazed and Confused” which is playing on the television. Today started with an awesome brunch near Redondo Pier. We then walked down to […]

July 17

Day 1: Michigan Reunion

Day 1 of the Michigan Reunion. I am a few weeks into a new job so this week has been all about pulling long days and showing that I have what it takes. (And I love my new gig so I want to prove myself.) Now the reward. I met up with a friend / […]

July 16

Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused… an American classic. For those that don’t know the film, it is about the adventures of incoming high school and junior high students on the last day of school, in May of 1976. This is, hands down, one of the greatest teen movies ever made. The cast includes the first or early […]

July 15

The Shelter Project

The Shelter Pet Project is the result of a collaboration between, The Humane Society of the United States and Maddie’s Fund, and the leading producer of public service advertising (PSA) campaigns, The Ad Council. The goal is to make shelters the first place potential adopters turn when looking to get a new pet, ensuring that […]