Out of the frying pan and into the fire

Having a little bit of leisure let me look up and see what’s happening in the rest of the world. [Read more]

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That’s just not how it goes.

What attention I wasn’t spending on preventing a fall off the side of the mountain or a painful slither among the loose rocks I spent instead considering how we know what we know about word order in our native language. [Read more]

The sincerest form of flattery

IMG_20140702_162619A couple of days after crossing our latest continent, Limonada, Loquita, Ninja and I spent some time visiting el Guapo’s parents in Leeds, but not the one in West Yorkshire, England, home to almost 800,000 people. El Guapo’s pater and mater are currently residents of Leeds, Utah, home to a thousand times fewer people (well, nearly: population stats from 2012 say 837). Many of them were probably at the recent 4th of July pot luck picnic.[More….]