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35 by 36: The Accomplishments

You didn’t think I was going to leave 35 without recognizing what I *did* do, did you? While accumulating 13 “failures” and 6 “good efforts“, I also gained 16 wins. And some of them I blew out of the water and/or … Continue reading

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Globetrekking: 48 Hours of Oregon Summer

  One of the best parts about moving back to the West Coast is that I get to visit my hometown* more than just once a year. You see, Portland, Oregon may be hip to y’all, but when you pretty … Continue reading

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Globetrekking: Top 10 Places Traveled in 2014

I was absolutely terrible at writing about my travels this year and plan to change that in 2015 with a targeted goal. I found myself lucky enough to take two trips to Europe, explore three new states and get in some … Continue reading

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Monday Munchies: Every Day I’m Musseling

I love nothing more than when food turns out exactly the way you pictured it tasting. That happened tonight with the mussels I harvested yesterday. I whipped up some white wine sauce with shallots, garlic, parsley and dill (and loads of … Continue reading

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Globetrekking: Portland to Portland

A weekend of beer, biking, farm-to-table food and a fabulous friend from my Oregon adolescence. You guessed it, I spent it in Portland. No, the one where I was born. No, the original one. Yes, in Maine. I’m in Boston … Continue reading

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8 Things I’m Excited About in August

One of the side effects of training for a marathon at the end of July is that it makes the first seven months of the year mash together in one giant blur. Apparently it’s August now. Here’s eight things I’m … Continue reading

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26.2 Thoughts on My First Marathon

It’s taken a few days to process all my thoughts on Sunday’s accomplishment. The cliches are true…the stamina and pain required isn’t just physical, it’s emotional, mental, all the -al. I’ll start with my “.2” thought. I’m not writing about … Continue reading

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