Category Archives: 2011

Thank You New Mexico, Until Next Time

Our family holiday in New Mexico was fantastic throughout but ended with an unexpected travel day that almost took us to Los Angeles due to a canceled flight (mechanical problems).  Oh, American Airlines agents…  I had one on the phone … Continue reading

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Santa Fe: Great Art, History, Food, and Relaxation

Our last full day in Santa Fe was a combination of all that (great art, history, food, and relaxation) and more! Day 4: Santa Fe, New Mexico Itinerary Breakfast @ Tia Sophia (@ 7:30AM again!) Pecos Pueblo National Historical Park … Continue reading

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One Day in Taos, New Mexico

Until I went back to sort through the photos of our one day in Taos, I didn’t realize how full our schedule was for the whole trip (I made everyone get to breakfast each morning by 7:30 or 7:45!)  As … Continue reading

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Thinking of Girlfriends: San Francisco Nov 2011

Are girlfriends better than brothers?  My brother is great and I love him, but there is something about hanging out with your girlfriends.  Maybe it’s because I don’t have any sisters, but with a recent visit from N, saying goodbye … Continue reading

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Memories of the Galapagos

It feels like I was just in the Galapagos, but a week later I was walking down the familiar streets of New York City and thinking maybe it was all a dream…  Did I really see all those birds and … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 7: Genovesa

Friday, December 2, 2011  sunrise @ 05:43, sunset @ 17:51 Our last full day in the Galapagos was spent on an island that was off limits to bigger ships until very recently.  The Island of Genovesa, also known by the … Continue reading

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Galapagos Day 6: Bartolomé & Sombrero Chino

Thursday, December 1, 2011  Sunrise @ 05:42, Sunset @ 17:48 Tuesday evening Giancarlo used a microscope to show us how each beach gets its golden, white, black, or greenish color, and promised that today we’d get to spend some time … Continue reading

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