Monthly Archives: May 2011

Farmers Market & Gazpacho

Happy Memorial Day weekend!! Hope you’re having a fun/exciting/relaxing/sunny/wonderful time πŸ™‚ I love Memorial Day weekend because if it didn’t already feel like summer, it ALWAYS does by now. The weather here in Cville has been so great: sunny and … Continue reading

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Yes I love beets but I also can’t get enough of Sweet Frog’s original tart fro yo. Yum! Doesn’t help that I live one block away.

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Beets Me

I have a confession: I love beets! Ok, so it’s not really something I have to confess because anyone who knows me knows that I love ’em (maybe it’s my Polish heritage…nothing like some beet borscht πŸ™‚ ) In my … Continue reading

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Hot & Sticky

I woke up this morning and forgot that it was still May. It feels like the middle of July in central Virginia: hot and sticky!!! Today’s forecast: 92 degrees. Tomorrow and this weekend: 85 (a bit more normal). I had … Continue reading

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Baby Elephants and Orangutans

While in D.C. we saw this short (40min) Imax film, Born to Be Wild. It’s about orphaned baby elephants and orangutans and it’s in 3D!!!! So incredibly cute. I highly recommend it if you live near an imax theater.

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Catching Up

Wow, I’ve been offline for quite a few days! You might have thought the Rapture got me, but I just decided to take a mini-break from my computer πŸ˜‰ After I turned in my qualifying paper on Friday I knew … Continue reading

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My kind of celebration

So my qualifying paper is in! Not before my crazy perfectionist side stopped me from turning it in the first time (as I claimed I was doing my last post). I saw one sentence–one out of 50+ pages) that I … Continue reading

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On my way to turn in my copies of my qualifying exam πŸ™‚ Think I might go get a mani/pedi as a reward after!

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Final Stretch

My qualifying paper is due tomorrow!!!! If I pass, I get the green light to start my dissertation! If I don’t pass…well, I actually don’t know what happens (?!). So positive thoughts: I’m going to pass, I’m going to pass, … Continue reading

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What to do with all those race t-shirts

When I first got into running (it’s only been 5 years!), I did a ton of 5 and 10ks. I mean I did one almost every weekend. Back then, all I was interested in doing was chasing my 5k PR … Continue reading

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