Tornado Alley

May 12, 2010


Believe it or not, this picture (where I am looking rather silly) is from after the storm. Not too much damage around us, but down the street a whole house is gone. This was our ¬†first tornado experience in Oklahoma, so we were all very scared. Well, D and I were, and Holland was–he stayed […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

May 9, 2010


To all mothers I know, but especially to my mum. My mum at the Kanytelis ruins in Turkey. Isn’t she beautiful? Thank you for always being there for me, no matter how late the hour, how inopportune the moment, or how ridiculous the request–even when I was a bratty, bratty teenager. Thank you for reading […]

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The Best Guacamole

May 4, 2010


Here’s how: Take one large/two small ripe avocado(s): Add one plum tomato, two-three cloves of garlic, 1/4 cup red onion: One jalapeno, or less, if you don’t like things spicy (not pictured, because I’m a doofus), and the juice of one lime: Add salt and pepper to taste, and mash, mash, mash. Enjoy on a […]

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Nine Months: Reflections Upon Moving

May 4, 2010


D and I have lived in Oklahoma for nine months. As with any other major change, sometimes I feel as if it has been an eternity, and sometimes I feel that we’ve just arrived here. I often reflect personally about “real Oklahoma” versus “imagined Oklahoma”–in other words, what Oklahoma is like and what I thought […]

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I’m Loving…

May 2, 2010


This fabulous stuff from Modcloth. The usual–plaids, florals, teacherly wardrobe pieces, and owls. Why are owls so trendy all of a sudden? Not that I’m complaining… The Plaid: The Stockbridge Tunic – $37.99 The Floral: Wrapped Around Your Finger Dress – $79.99 The Teacherly: Day-To-Evening Dress – $49.99 The Owls: The Glass is Half Owl […]

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Workout Partner

May 2, 2010


D started running with me this weekend! I couldn’t be happier! I am already dreaming of running 5Ks, 10Ks, and half-marathons together. He thinks I am nuts, as right now we are working on a mile. Yesterday we started out with a .75 run around the neighborhood that included a little hill, which may have […]

Posted in: Fitness, Furbabies

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