Author: Nadya Boone

Nadya makes cocktails, writes, and knows random useless things. She would say she named the Unibrain, except that by definition the Unibrain named itself.
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Alaska – Day 1 – Anchorage

We’d signed up to take a Northern Lights tour from Betchchart Expeditions. My Dad had found the tour as it was cosponsored by the Planetary Society,…

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Molecular Diner

I got a molecular gastronomy kit for Christmas – like a chemistry set for grownup foodies. When we wanted to get together for New Year’s…

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Highland Games

Laura is here for a much overdue visit. Jim heard about the Highland Games, and knowing there would be bagpipes and men in kilts, off…

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Death Valley 2012 – Day 6 – Racetrack and Ubehebe Mine

Today we headed out not quite bright and early enough for Jim to visit the Racetrack. (We picked up my parents at 8:15. He would…

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Death Valley 2012 – Day Five – Gower Gulch and Hole in the Wall

Our plan for the day had an actual schedule, as we’d planned to meet my parents at noon at the Ranch. So as soon we…

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Death Valley 2012 – Day Three – Inyo Mine and Big Horn Sheep, Again

Since this is vacation, and since we’ve both been having sleep disfunctions, we haven’t been trying to get up and catch the dawn anywhere. As…

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Stockholm

More business, more fun. After a couple of days in Stockholm, we realized what was weird – Sweden was neutral in WWII, so unlike most…

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A trip to York

Jim had to go to York for business. Who gets that lucky? I was even luckier, as I got to tag along and not go…

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Yellowstone – Day 7

Day 7 we headed out to see more otherworldy hydrothermal features. Heading out earliesh in the morning, we drove, as we had many times before,…