Posts by: Justin

When we started to book our Sri Lankan vacation, we asked around regarding transportation. While taking the trains and buses would certainly be maximum immersion into the daily life of Sri Lanka, we have determined that our preferences lie safely away from the “backpacker” end of the backpacker <<–>> luxury scale. This is the result [...]

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Sri Lanka

On February 16, 2013 By

Here is a video compilation of our trip to Sri Lanka, with more details soon to follow!

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Blood Sucking Slugs

On February 16, 2013 By

This is the story of a leech; the story of me and a leech, in fact. It all started on a wondrous hike to spot koalas in the wild (this story should be back-dated about 3 months). It was raining and there was a somewhat questionable “trail” that we attempted to take for a bit longer than [...]

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Now that I have entered the “real world”, as Melissa puts it (there is a fair amount of contention on what exactly is real world, some days apparently I have still not made it there yet…), the stakes are naturally raised on photographs taken of me.  Everything from webpages, to brochures, to staff passes require [...]

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Zoo/Night Safari Run

On February 5, 2012 By

I have come to peace with the fact that I don’t like running.  I have found dozens of other ways (what I would consider immensely more enjoyable ways) to exercise and be active.  However, despite my better judgement I occasionally abandon this logical frame of mind.  This happened not-so-coincidentally during Melissa’s training for her [...]

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Washer/Dryer

On January 21, 2012 By

The high-density nature of urban life in Singapore leads to some very curious results.  Not the least of these is our washer/dryer combo unit.  Our washer/dryer is placed in a specific cabinet in our kitchen.  Although this tiny set has many aspects similar to small units in the US, a couple key differences:

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Strangely, my first entry into the Urban Jungle Sign-off competition comes from Greenport, New York – out on Long Island. There are a couple of interesting/confusing parts of this sign.  Do they offer a wine slurpee or simply just wine and also slurpees? Besides a 7-eleven, I’m not sure there are that many establishments [...]

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