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Breaking equipment creates zombies

Rome, Italy After returning from the lovely and waistline-expanding trip to Catalonia, things went a bit loco.  First computer problems abounded.  Then, just as that was getting sorted, it was time to head to Naples[…]

Rantypants: working overseas

Outside of the US Dear Universe, Sometimes I need to know that the door which just closed did so because another, much better one, is opening. You have my number.  Thanks. Sincerely, Rantypants   Every[…]

Face-stuffing in Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain Diving headlong into local dining experiences is one of the preferred activities of many travelers.  The same is true for me and Dario.  However, we don't limit ourselves to local cuisine, as we[…]

Meanwhile, in Spain…

Rome, Italy Dario and I decided to spend some time with the family back in Italy, both for the pleasure of being together for the holidays and to skip out on some of the cold,[…]

Panoramic shot of El Teide on Tenerife

Featured photo: El Teide

Tenerife, Spain As you may know, I love volcanoes and warm weather nearly as much as I love camels.  So when Linda of Islandmomma offered to be my guide around Tenerife, I jumped at the[…]