Monthly Archives: July 2012

harvard square oasis passes 40–a tribute to algiers coffee house

Algiers Coffee House | 40 Brattle Street | Cambridge, MA If you are lucky, Emile Durzi, the owner of Algiers Coffee House, a Mediterranean cafĂ© in Cambridge, Massachusetts, will open the door for you. He won’t say much, for he … Continue reading

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madness in Marrakesh

I used to fantasize about being Lawrence of Arabia, but apparently I’m far less cut out for that than I’d realized. At 9 a.m. in my kitchen (never mind the desert) it’s only 90 degrees, and I already feel a … Continue reading

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globe skimmer: a definition

Also called wandering glider, this dragonfly purportedly beats its little wings over open ocean from southern India to southern Africa, and back again, in four generations. Has the longest migration of any insect.

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