On the way to Vernal Falls
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Let me know when we get there

Being curious opens doors. Wondering what the lyrics to a Muse song mean, when it’s not in your native tongue, might inspire you to learn another language. Wondering where to have dinner in Paris might lead you and one of your bestest friends to the most amazing crepes you’ve both ever had in your life. By not opening doors, we limit and close ourselves to the … Continue reading Let me know when we get there

Une pomme chaque jour

An apple a day – Une pomme chaque jour

Admittedly my French is bad.  Very bad.  So when J and I left Paris to head for Normandy, I was a little uncomfortable. I really enjoy having conversations with people, and the thought of not being able to ask questions kind of worried me.  My French was going to be put to the test.  And to make it just a little worse, we were headed … Continue reading An apple a day – Une pomme chaque jour

Paris Je Taime

Paris and the quest for un petit-déjeuner

Admittedly, I’m a planner, but despite being a planner, I can certainly go with the flow. However, when I’m traveling internationally, the one thing I plan and want to know, more than where the tourist attractions are, is where I’m going to eat. I want to eat as much of the regional cuisine as possible. The stuff I can’t get at home. When I planned … Continue reading Paris and the quest for un petit-déjeuner

We Used To Wait

Google Maps + HTML 5 + Arcade Fire = Chrome Experiments

Chris Milk’s interactive film for Arcade Fire’s “The Wilderness Downtown” is a Chrome Experiment that is handful of years old. Since the first time I saw saw it, the interactive experience has improved quite a bit, most likely the result of Google Maps having more data to complete the personalized sequences. “The Wilderness Downtown” is customized to each person who wants to view, or more appropriately experience, the video, because in … Continue reading Google Maps + HTML 5 + Arcade Fire = Chrome Experiments