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I went to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia on the recommendation of my friend Andy with the promise of cooler weather and the chance to visit a tea plantation. I had already visited a coffee plantation in Guatemala so this sounded like the proper next step. I booked a short half day “Countryside Tour” which turned out to be really great as I wouldn’t have been able to see all of the different… Read More

Last week a colleague of mine was over at my house with her 10 year-old daughter. The third grader was full of stories and random bits of information . . . including a detailed description of her future wedding dress. “Wow, you already know what you want your wedding dress to look like?” (I mean I’m at least theoretically much closer to getting married and I have no idea what I would… Read More