Spring break’s lost weekend

Frat boys linger late at the bar, throwing out baitless pick-up lines at all the pretty girls misbehavin’ for the lovin’ and attention. Gobsmacked by their lack of success, blaming rejection on the game and not their feeble hunting techniques. All popped collars, and gelled hair, believing they’re irresistable and not just ridiculous. Puffed out [...]

Have camel, will travel

Tomorrow morning, hours before the sun comes up, my husband is taking our daughter to the airport. She’ll make two connections, and take train ride, before boarding another plane to carry her across the ocean to Northern Africa. For the next three weeks she’ll be living and studying in a foreign country…  in the grand [...]

Campus tour

Campus tour

The menfolk and I road-tripped to North Caroline this weekend to visit the College Kid. We had some bonding time walking around downtown and the UNCGreensboro campus. (Photos shot with a Nikon D60, using an 18-55mm, 55-200mm, 20mm f/2.8 wide-angle, 50mm f/1.8 prime lens, Nikon CoolPix S205 and/or iPhone4) For more photos, please visit my [...]


Mini-term classes were always popular. You could cram a whole quarter's worth of credits into only six weeks, and when it was a hard-to-get class, it was a win/win situation. Over Christmas break such an opportunity presented. A single speech class was the only requirement left to graduate, so "Rhetoric" was penciled into my schedule [...]