It’s a scorcher!

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I actually hope that the "severe" & "explosive" thunderstorms that are predicted to happen today actually happen so that our Ultimate game will be cancelled. As much as running around is good exercise, running in this heat probably isn't a great idea. Today is the hottest day of the year so far, even with the ...

Book review: The Imperfectionists

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I just finished this book that I picked up at the airport in San Francisco. I had not heard of it before, so I started reading it with no expectations. It turned out to be a really great read. You'll learn a lot about how a newspaper works and in this case, you get to ...

Iceland Days 9, 10, 11 & 12: Thingvellir, Geysir, Skaftafell, Jökulsárlón

It was an early rise in the morning to get to our snorkel tour in Thingvellir National Park. The tour, operated by DIVE.IS, was in the Silfra rift which divides the North American and European continental plates. The water here is fed by high-up glaciers, fine-filtered for a hundred years through the volcanic ...