Category Archive: Travel

Japanese Gardens in the middle of a Desert

Also gratuitous photos of the nephew. So, apparently there’s some Japanese gardens near where I live? It’s a pretty nice place. We’ve had an interesting time of it over here at Chez Brauer… Continue reading

Paris’ Cathedrals: Stained Glass

So…confession here (hah! it’s a pun!): I’m not particularly religious. I’m a particular lazy breed of “believer” that I occasionally call agnostic if I feel like sounding smart. Mostly I accept science, but… Continue reading

Anime Vegas Cosplay: Best of the Best

Or I should probably say My Favorites, because I didn’t manage to get pictures of everyone, and seriously, there were some amazing cosplayers. It was my very first anime convention (well, convention in… Continue reading

What Happens in Vegas…might cause the apocalypse?

Just one of the many wonderful experiences I had this morning: At Anime Vegas! My first con ever. It’s freezing, but rocking. I still owe y’all pictures of Paris though, huh? Hm. I… Continue reading

Being Sacrilegious!

Was heading to the Petit Palais for an art exhibit about the photographer Le Grey. When my friends and I exited the metro, we met with a stunning sight. Yes, my friends, it… Continue reading

Autumn at Le Cimetière de Père Lachaise

Paris has been having pretty unseasonably warm weather (and seriously, I am not complaining), so even though it’s early October, the leaves have yet to change colors at a lot of the parks.… Continue reading

Paris’ Museums: Smelling the Roses at Musée Rodin

Oh my gosh, guys. Oh my dear and fuzzy lord. I don’t know if I ever waxed poetic on this blog about Rodin, but I pretty much love everything he ever created. Marble,… Continue reading

I like doors.

Hope y’all are having a good weekend. Mine’s going pretty rocktastically. Many thanks to my personality doppelganger Nikki for taking the photo.

Paris’ Street Art: Fred le Chevalier

Well, I’m on my third day in Paris, and it’s pretty much as brilliant as I expected. (Also, no, I haven’t died. Huzzah!) Yesterday, my personality doppleganger Nikki and I wandered around two… Continue reading

Always a Good Idea

Paris is always a good idea. -Sabrina, 1954 Well, I’ve mostly finished packing for Paris. So I guess I should mention to you guys that, uh, I’m going to Paris. You may have… Continue reading