Morning sun on our trip to the Lower Klamath National Wildlife Refuge near Klamath Falls, Oregon.
A roundup of things I’ve been reading, watching, and thinking about this month.
What happens to a dog breed when it goes viral. I’m obsessed and definitely part of the problem.
I’d love to see this rare “super bloom” of seasonal wildflowers in Death Valley National Park.
Guess what straight-laced PBS travel icon Rick Steves is working on these days. The answer might surprise you!
How do foodies travel? Here are 7 things we do on almost every trip
Ever had trouble deciphering a transit map? Well, stray dogs have learned to navigate the Moscow subway system.
A weird but entertaining history of Japan in six minutes
Required reading for anyone who uses Pinterest to market their business or blog.
This TEDx talk will make you want to get rid of everything in your closet
Pretty much how I’m feeling about the Democratic primaries.
Beautiful photos of an ugly time in America: Portraits of Japanese Americans trying to adapt to life in a World War II internment camp (and they’re by Ansel Adams!)
Nature is fighting to take back the colorful San Francisco Bay salt ponds.
Bay Area locals: Ever complain about why San Francisco’s BART trains don’t run very late? I have, and was surprised to learn why
On my bucket list: A Belgian beer tour!
This guy is the reason the world is learning to love Peruvian food.
I would love to taste this elusive American fruit but I can’t find it anywhere.
Are food blogs failing to share the joy of food? Thanks to Lori for sharing these thoughts.
(And this one is from just yesterday, but it’s timely) Stages of grief following Super Tuesday
Things I’m watching:
- What Phil’s Having: My friend Beth recently recommended this PBS food travel series and I’m loving it!
- Cooked: The new Netflix miniseries is a beautiful and eye-opening documentary of global food traditions and how food connects cultures and our history.
- Xfiles: It’s back! 🙂
- Downton Abbey: It’s ending this weekend 🙁
- I’m anxiously awaiting Season 3 of one of my favorite shows, HBO’s “Silicon Valley”–they just released the trailer!
What are the best things you’ve read or watched over the last few weeks? Share the links in the comments.