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Travel | Home for the Holidays

Tomorrow I’m heading home to Seattle for the holidays, which makes me incredibly happy (despite the whirlwind of packing chaos that exists in my apartment right now).  It’s been ages since I’ve truly been able to enjoy the holidays without bringing some form of work home with me, but that stars have all aligned to make …

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Holidays in the Northwest

I’m the midst of baking pumpkin pies for our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day celebrations, but couldn’t resist popping in to wish everyone who celebrates a happy holiday!  Hope these next days are relaxed and restful and everything you wish for.  Greetings from Seattle to your part of the world!

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PNW

I’m writing this in the air somewhere between Seattle and Amsterdam. I finished reading Life of Pi within the first hour of the flight and am seriously regretting packing my newest book — The Emperor of All Maladies — away in my checked baggage. Even worse, the entertainment system is malfunctioning for the entire airplane. …

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Pacific Northwest Bound

We’re making the long trek to Seattle today, with a stopover in Amsterdam before the 11-hour flight to Seatac. It’s hard to believe it’s already been more than a year since I’ve been home and seen my family! I’m looking forward to some slightly warmer temperatures (hey, anything above freezing sounds pretty good to me), …

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The Emerald City

We’ve arrived back in Berlin, doing our best to fight off jet lag.  I am thankful that we gave ourselves the weekend to adjust before starting back to work (although the dark and dreary weather is not helping).  We had a wonderful holiday, filled with family and celebrations, travel and contrasts.  As I mentioned before, the …

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