Archive for May, 2009

London: First Time

First, some important links: My London photoset. Amy’s London photoset. Castleton Hotel, where we stayed. Now, to the travel log: Before this month I had never been to London, and Amy had only ever seen the inside of Heathrow Airport, so we used some United promo miles to book a “free” (after $212 booking fee) […]

Swan Chicks and Tower Ravens

It is taking me an embarassingly long time to get my travel log entry for London up, but it is almost done. In the meantime, please enjoy these videos of cygnets preening in Hyde Park and the resident ravens of The Tower of London:

Over the Atlantic

Amy and I have just returned from a short London holiday. We walked through various historic landmarks, saw much art, climbed several spiral staircases, rode the Tube, met up with Sparticus and even got to watch Star Trek at Leicester Square a full day before its US release date. I’m uploading the photos right now, […]


Pandora got a brushing and nail-trimming on Wednesday morning at Chateau Animaux’s pet grooming salon near Eastern Market. This will be a regular thing for her from now on because I am really no good at trimming cat nails.