Posts Tagged ‘nature’

last sunday, these three animals embarked on a journey to the irish countryside.  yearning to bust out of dublin, we lapped up a delicious irish breakfast [complete with black pudding] and were quickly on our way towards the glacial valley of Glendalough. andrew, roger, and i had an unfair share of obstacles earlier in the […]


or like a herd of spindly elk wandering across the bering strait during migration… or like a bunch of eager beaver architecture students on the quest for alvar aalto’s experimental summer house… we trekked across a frozen lake in central finland last week. we each soon figured out our individually preferred method of snow travel: […]


the origin of women’s dresses in the 19th century: “Dresses increased dramatically to the hoopskirt and crinoline-supported styles of the 1860s; then fullness was draped and drawn to the back by means of bustles. Dresses were generally one-piece garments from 1800 through the 1840s; after that it became common for a dress to be made […]