Monthly Archives: February 2011

rock on!

We went to the Triangle Rock Club on Sunday for the rock climbing lesson I mentioned in my last post… it was a coupon dealy that I bought a few months ago as a surprise for my outdoorsy, naturally athletic, experienced-climber husband.  The actual … Continue reading

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new things…

When is the last time you tried something new?  My husband and I have realized that we were getting bored, doing the same things over and over again…  All of our “dates” pretty much revolved around eating out at the … Continue reading

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the spines of cosmo…

As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, Cosmopolitan magazine is one of my guilty pleasures… I know it’s basically chick-porn, but I love it!  I had a subscription at one point, but felt like the mail carrier was probably judging me, so … Continue reading

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i love my brain…

Oh – ha!  I was poking through my blog photos folder and came across this one… figured it was a good follow for the roller derby blog since this would be a great helmet if I ever did join a … Continue reading

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roller derby…

Every since I watched Whip It last year, I’ve had a mild obsession with women’s roller derby and am constantly making references to my future career in the derby.  I love the fast-paced action, the nick-names tickle me, and I adore … Continue reading

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avon walk for breast cancer…

Nine years ago, my Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer.  When she told me, my world stopped and I felt the loss that hadn’t even come yet (and luckily, was not to come).  She was fortunate that she was diagnosed … Continue reading

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have quinoa salad, will travel…

Guess what I made and brought to New York with me this week… go on, guess… Have you heard of quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) before?  It tastes like a cross between rice and pasta (rice pasta for you gluten-free folks) and takes … Continue reading

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