Friends & Other Blogs
Shane, My Husband
Although we met in college, Shane and I had a unique first date: we jumped in the car and drove off for a 72 hour roadtripping. Thus began our relationship, not to mention our love of travel, camping, backpacking and photography.
Quote: "I'd be surprised and I wouldn't be surprised if it did or it didn't."
Kate, Great Friend Since High School
Kate has just started a new blog, dedicated to her two kitties - Meeps and Tanzi. We both lived in Norwich, Vermont and went to the same high school. Recently, we drove across the country together when she moved from Washington, DC to Redmond, Washington. She also has a new blog.
Favorite Foods: Apples & Cheese
Asher, Former Housemate & Coworker, Good Friend
I met Ash when I was still in college. Later we shared an apartment as well as worked together at the same software development company. He's responsible for nuturing my love of Japanese anime and manga.
Fact: Do not underestimate the power of Ashweepeh.
Esther Thaifa, College Buddy and Beyond
Esther and I met when we were generally the only girls in our computer science classes in college. Later, we worked together a bit and then she moved to Ireland, where I visited her. Nowadays, she's back in the Silicon Valley and blogging her recent travel experiences!
Little Known Fact: She knows aikido.
Rob Watson, Fellow Photography Hobbyist
Rob and I met when we worked at the same software consulting company - me as a software engineer and Rob as our graphic artist. Over the years, we have had lots of great conversations about graphics and photography and we are both members of the Santa Cruz Photography Club. Sneak a peek at one of his great photography-oriented blogs: Digital Imaging and Graphics Tips for Busy People and Photo Phun.
Little Known Fact: An animal lover, even Rob's cat has a blog!
Other Blogs I Read
BadgerTrek - Family Friends Travel The World
Adam Katz - Santa Cruz Guy Turned World Traveler
James Tarquin - Roadtripping Africa, Climbing Mount Rainer
Elena Filatova - Chernobyl By Motorcycle & More
Mike Pugh - Asia and East Africa
Ed's Gone South - Central and South America
Traveling Fools - Julie & Judie Go Traveling
Travel Blog - Many Travel Blogs, Diaries & Photos