• Music

    Steph’s Top Live Music Moments of 2012

    For me, 2012 may be just as memorable for its live shows than for the music itself. Then again, that’s the way it should be, right? Music is about the experience — physical, mental, and emotional — and that experience…

  • Music

    Julian’s Top Music Moments of 2012

    My most memorable and heartfelt moment occurred watching New Order in Oakland. The members of New Order are all beyond 50 and no longer even making new music yet they still pack quite a punch. New bands seemed to have…

  • Latin America,  Travel

    Our Adventures in Panama!

    Panama City is a seductress. The quiet beauty and remoteness of Isla Contadora, just off the city’s Pacific coast, is humbling and refreshing, while the luscious rainforests of Metropolitan Park give you a sense of the undeveloped mystery behind this…