Category Archives: travel

50 Shades of…taupe?

I had a three day trip to Columbus for work–the annual needle arts trade show. Sadly it got cut short half a day as our home was vandalized early Saturday morning (someone threw a brick through our living room window, … Continue reading

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Well, this is embarrassing…

I have not vanished off the face of the earth. In fact, I can barely remember what’s kept me so silent for the past, um, 8 1/2 months. Oh yeah, that’s right. It’s that my country is in a tailspin … Continue reading

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Liberty-worthy

Or not. Thing 3 is off to camp next week. This isn’t new for us; it’s her fifth year of camp, but for some reason* she has no clothes this year. (*actually the reason is that she grew 4″ over … Continue reading

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Slacking

Yep, that’s me. Janathon has become Slackathon. After a tremendous 5 day start, my trip to San Diego derailed all my blogging efforts. I did, however, keep up with the running. A recap of the past week: Wed, Jan 6: … Continue reading

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Packing

Wednesday I’m off to San Diego, which has decided it prefers to offer Scotland’s weather instead of its usual sunny and warm temps. To prepare, I made these:    In ultra news, today starts my first “off week,” and the … Continue reading

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Toto, we’re not in New Jersey any longer…

That, my friends, sums up my impression of Houston. I was there last week for two events. And the entire trip felt, well, just slightly surreal. First, it’s still hot there. I always forget how far south Houston is. It … Continue reading

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There and back

and there again For someone who doesn’t like doing the same thing twice (such as knitting two socks, or two sleeves), I’ve spent the past two weekends repeating myself. Two weekends ago on Saturday, Thing 2 and I were off … Continue reading

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Slow Fashion October

Fall is my favorite season, but it tends to have a ‘spiraling out of control’ effect on me. The nature of my job (Christmas at Sea) ensures there’s plenty on my work plate. A Christmas baby (Thing 1) ensures ample holiday … Continue reading

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Slow and steady

supposedly wins the race. But not really. Unless finishing is winning, which it’s not, it’s just finishing. (although finishing is an accomplishment, but it’s not winning). Last Friday my coworker and I headed off to Block Island for their 40th annual … Continue reading

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What I did on my summer vacation…

or, the saga of unending boxes and how to avoid opening them all When I last posted, we were packing for our impending move. You can take my silence as confirmation that said move happened (aug. 12) and that we’re slowly, … Continue reading

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