Tag Archives: Carbon Footprint

Taters and Beauty

The world is fucking beautiful. Please excuse me for saying so, but look at it: (Lava field in the heart of Snæfellsnes – unedited – no filters – click to enlarge) Nine weeks ago I had stars in my eyes. … Continue reading

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Hey, Doritos!

“Hey, Doritos! Why you not eating meat today?!” These words, lobbed in my direction daily by one of the Sólheimar natives every time I step foot in our shared cafeteria, rank as one of the indubitable highlights of my every lunch … Continue reading

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Prozac, Bacon, and Imagination

Gathering Man’s primal instinct was not the hunting instinct in ancient times before man had spears and weapons he roamed the prairies and he was gathering! he was gathering roots and he was gathering fruits and eggs and nuts and … Continue reading

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A Drop In the Ocean

As far as challenges go, this past week may have been the biggest I’ve faced since getting to Iceland. I touched lightly on homesickness in my last blog but since then that sickness figured out how to straight put me … Continue reading

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Borrowed From our Children

Can’t believe a quarter of my time in this soul-quenching country is already gone! Quite looking forward to getting back to my family but after the extraordinary transformation I’ve experienced in just 3 weeks, I’m already growing nostalgic for what … Continue reading

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Almost Time to Half Hop Across the Pond

Today is exactly 5 days before I drag an arsenal of luggage into Logan Airport and wave goodbye to my kids and husband for the following 3 months. I’m going to Iceland to live in a tiny eco-village called Solheimar … Continue reading

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