Monthly Archives: January 2012

Orzo Kitchen & Wine Bar

Last week was Restaurant Week here in Cville, an idea taken and adapted from larger cities. You get a three course meal for $26. This is a such an amazing concept in larger cities, where more expensive restaurants typically partake. … Continue reading

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I am loving this sort of neon yellow/green color right now and it’s gonna be huge for spring! Don’t believe me? Check out some of the spring 2012 collections The weather here has been crazy all winter (60s and sunny … Continue reading

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From Knee to You

As I sat at Barnes & Noble yesterday to peruse the new March issue of Runners World (and yes, some trashy mags as well), I found an article that seemed to speak just to me “From Knee to You: An … Continue reading

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Frostbite 15k Race Recap

My life has been crazy busy and the ole blog has taken a hit as a result, but I am going to make an effort to start posting more regularly. Just an update on my life: I passed my dissertation … Continue reading

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Today’s the day

My defense is today. EEEeeek! If all goes well I’m going out big time tonight. Then all Saturday I am going to sleep and eat. Then on Sunday I am going to (probably slowly) race the Frostbite 15k in Richmond. … Continue reading

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The Hardest Transition

I love vacations. I think they recharge you and allow you to get rid of some nagging stress. That said, I think when you time your vacations is crucial. Take this past week in St. John. It was so absolutely … Continue reading

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Beach Bound

Hello from Miami Airport! I just boarded my second flight to St Thomas (after which point I’ll take a ferry to St John). One of the only times I hate having long legs… 😉 But soon I’ll be relaxing at … Continue reading

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One of those runs

Yesterday was my first run in over a week. It took me 6 days to get over the worst sinus infection ever (or the worst I’ve ever experienced) and have energy just to leave the house, so I knew that … Continue reading

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The Plague

Ok, so maybe I don’t have “the plague”, but it sure as hell feels like it! You know how I got sick during my trip to Las Vegas? Yea, I never felt like I truly recovered and then this past … Continue reading

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Sometimes it’s good to be a student

Case in point: the gym. While most gyms are packed this time of year with “resolutioners” who don’t typically go to the gym and will hog the machines until the end of January, my gym is empty. There are no … Continue reading

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