Monthly Archives: September 2011

walk on…

For the past couple of months, I’ve been living and working in downtown Chicago during the week (Monday through Thursday).  I stay in a lovely hotel at a prime location and work in an office about 2 miles away from there. … Continue reading

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my dining room might be famous…

One of the blogs that I read on a semi-regular basis is Design Mom.  I absolutely LOVE her style – in writing and design, but mostly – in living!  A month ago, I spent an entire day stalking her archived … Continue reading

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crossfit’s fight gone bad…

Have you guys heard of Crossfit?  They’re all over the country and apparently provide a bad-ass workout that is rumored to be totally addictive…  I’ve never been, but have become more and more interested as I’ve listened to a friend rave about … Continue reading

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I’m cranky tonight… cranky because the weather was cold and rainy most of the weekend, cranky because I woke up to an unexplained loud drilling noise at 5:50am that went on for nearly an hour, cranky because I spent 2 hours bra shopping … Continue reading

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So… I have two distance events breathing down my neck in the next couple of months – the Avon 39.3 mile walk for Breast Cancer the weekend of October 22nd and the Savannah Rock and Roll Half Marathon on November … Continue reading

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hair removal is one of my love-languages…

Have you guys read the book, The 5 Love Languages?  If you haven’t, you really should… it’s a great way to understand how you, personally, demonstrate and interpret acts of love.  Also, it would make this blog post a lot … Continue reading

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they’ve got me surrounded… with cheetos.

In my real-life profession, I do project-work.  That means that I go to a company and help them implement or optimize their SAP system (blahblahblah) for a set period of time.  It’s usually intense work, stressful, and time-sensitive… so what … Continue reading

Posted in does this blog make my butt look big?, food... it's what's for dinner. um, and most other meals too. | 2 Comments