If I’m walking down the street and I see someone selling cut Christmas trees on the sidewalk, I always make sure to walk by – even if it means I have to cross to the other side of the street – because those trees, they smell so good. Nothing says Christmas to me quite like the smell of a fresh cut tree!
Category Archives: Nature and Tourism
Enjoying Nature and Tourism, Plus Holidays
Cool Things I Saw at the Georgia Aquarium
On my last day in Atlanta, I took a trip to the Georgia Aquarium, which has been open for just one year and is the largest aquarium in the world. Seriously. Here are some of the cool sea creatures I saw on my visit.
Happy 4th of July!
When The Levee Breaks
Just last night, Vince Danger and I were taking about whether we’ll ever be able to hear that Led Zeppelin song again without becoming at least somewhat emotionally overwhelmed.
I tend to avoid getting political on this page, but the fact that New Orleans and other parts of the South have been completely devastated nuclear-war-style by Hurricane Katrina simply cannot be ignored. While I was grateful and relieved to hear that my friends in Supagroup and their loved ones had successfully evacuated New Orleans prior to the storm hitting hard, I’ve been obsessively watching the coverage on CNN until I just can’t cry anymore.
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The Frog Report
I have this friend named Dutch who’s an artist and jewelry maker and all-around character. He’s a really nice guy and we’ve been friends for about a hundred years. Recently, Dutch got some pet Tree Frogs off of Craig’s List. Here is an email he wrote me about them. Continue reading The Frog Report