Category Archives: Travel

{215} In search of Playa food

{215} In search of Playa food, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. I stopped at Cost Plus World Market tonight to see if they had anything interesting to take out to the Playa this year. Unlike the previous two years, … Continue reading

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{213} Mono Lake before break of dawn

{213} Mono Lake before break of dawn, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. It’s not so hard to get up at 4 am to drive to work from Mono Lake on a Monday if you went to bed at 6 … Continue reading

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{212} Flight over the tufa

{212} Flight over the tufa, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. I’ve wanted to go to Mono Lake ever since I heard about it. Paul took me there as part of a trip out of town this past weekend, and … Continue reading

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{211} Twisted sister

{211} Twisted sister, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. This tree is one of the “twisted sisters,” two incredible trees in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in the White Mountains. The forest is weird and wonderful, particularly on a grey … Continue reading

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{200} Saffron from the Spice Market

{200} Saffron from the Spice Market, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. Paul brought back this saffron from the Spice Market in Istanbul when he was there visiting in June. I used it tonight for the first time in a … Continue reading

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{192} Dispatch from Turkey

{192} Dispatch from Turkey, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. I got a postcard today from Paul from Turkey, though he’d been back awhile. It totally made me smile.

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{080} Italia

{080} Italia, originally uploaded by The Inadvertent Gardener. My final lunch before leaving DC was at Potenza with my friend Kevin. It was delicious, and the waitstaff was ever-so-adorable in their Italia shirts.

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