So, Here It Turns Out We’re Untraveled Travelers…

I generally think of Shon and myself as well-traveled. While we don’t fall into the “visited 100 countries and counting!” category, like some of the travel bloggers I follow, together we’ve explored Guatemala, Belize, Peru, Chile, Paraguay, and a handful of other Latin American countries. Individually, we’ve seen a fair bit of Europe. And we […]

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Belize, I Love You (and your god-awful puns)

On New Year’s Day, Shon and I were chatting about our 2013 highs and lows and realized that we both considered our trip to Belize a definite high. We visited last June for our 10-year anniversary and stayed for two weeks. I blogged about a bit of our adventure (including on the wilds of western […]

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Martha Stewart & Me

I’m no Martha Stewart, but I sure do love her. Well, not her, per se, but the lifestyle that she and her staffers promote. I realized this when a subscription her to magazine, Martha Stewart Living, was foisted upon me in early 2013.

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Welcome Back!

It’s nice to have you here! I’m happy you’re still interested in my blog. I’m interested in it, too, though after months of not posting, it probably looked like I had gone off to pursue other pastimes. Like cricket and welding.

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Please Don’t Call Me Mandy

So, I abandon the blog and then come back, and what is the first thing I do? Do I update you on recent trips taken, foods eaten, or insights gained while living in Guatemala? No, I will do none of that. Instead, for the second blog post in a row, I will talk hair. What […]

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On Hair

Shon wasn’t a fan of my last blog post. He said the Semana Santa part was fine but that he didn’t like my “hating on Lake Atitlán.” To which I responded, “Well, I don’t like your beard.” I welcome constructive criticism with open arms.

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Meet Sam.

We all know where babies come from. Storks deliver them to your doorstep. Apparently, it works much the same way with Guatemalan street dogs.

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