Weird Sites in Rome, Take Eight

The ceiling is falling! The ceiling is falling! At the very least – the ceiling is perplexing! I can’t quite wrap my brain around this particular design choice (although I find the 3D effect of this photo super fun). Perhaps it’s symbolic of the powers-that-be looming over you, lingeringly, able to crush you at aContinue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Eight”

Weird Sites in Rome, Take Six

Never fear – no androids here! This was early on in our trip, and had the effect of making me skeptical of any restaurant that didn’t make it clear that human beings were involved in the making of our food. I would have gone with touting their killer cappuccinos, personally (and they were absolutely divine).Continue reading “Weird Sites in Rome, Take Six”

Rashomon Series: My Sister and Me in Tanque Verde (AZ)

It’s that time again – time for “something a little different”! Inspired by one of my favorite stories, Rashomon, I solicit the thoughts and opinions of others who have tread the same path as me, but (inevitably) they bring a different perspective. End result: you get twice the story. This was a fun one –Continue reading “Rashomon Series: My Sister and Me in Tanque Verde (AZ)”

Unnecessary Steps (Rome, Italy)

We wandered through so many random churches with so many sculpted ceilings, I’m not even going to try to remember where this was taken. I became minorly obsessed with taking shots of these moldings that descend down from the ceiling art, like a needless staircase. Plus a bit of asymmetrical symmetry, because my photography goesContinue reading “Unnecessary Steps (Rome, Italy)”

Travel, Sleep, Repeat

I understand why we sleep. To slip the knot of the world. Rachel Kadish, The Weight Of Ink I’ve had several conversations at work today about what a difference taking the last week off makes, and what a double-difference it makes when it’s coupled with the thrill of other people in the company taking thisContinue reading “Travel, Sleep, Repeat”