Archive for June, 2009

How to Survive a Scorpion Sting

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

Imagine....dropping on you in the shower...

Imagine….dropping on you in the shower…

April 23, 2009: Ometempe Island, Lake Nicaragua

The boat ride to the islands was quite lovely, with spectacular views of the two volcanoes: Volá  Maderas (1349 m / 4,425 feet) and the active Volcán …

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Mini Farmer Me – LivingMini®

Sunday, June 7th, 2009

Me and my neat & tidy rows of dirt.

Me and my neat & tidy rows of dirt.
June 7, 2009: West Marin, CA

Last I left off about my mini farm, I was playing the dirt. Unfortunately, I continued my mucking around for another month or so, despite …

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All About Erin

Sunday, June 7th, 2009


There’s a lot to cover. So I’m just going to provide you with a glimpse of my life then, my life now, and my current fascination: “mini-dom.” But, before we jump in, let’s address one very important topic: hair color. …

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Why I Care about the Congo – Giving U™

Friday, June 5th, 2009

San Francisco, CA: June 5, 2009
Farhana is my good friend and co-worker at C.E.O. Women. She is also co-founder of the Bay Area Friends of the Congo a group of San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneurs, activists, artists and …

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Where ‘o Where are the Aland Islands?

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

Stepping back in time: Old Town, Tallin, Estonia

Stepping back in time: Old Town, Tallin, Estonia

August 2008: Aland Islands, Finland

I’m not entirely sure the Aland Islands exist because everyone I mentioned them to had never heard of them, including the tour agent who sold me the …

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Exploring UnFreedom: Africa’s and America’s Shared Past

Monday, June 1st, 2009

September 30, 2007 – Stone Town, Zanzibar, Tanzania

Stone Town Slave Market Monument

Stone Town Slave Market Monument

I only spent a day in Stone Town, the capital of the island of Unguja, otherwise known as Zanzibar, but it was a rich one. A UNESCO …

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