Tag Archives: Travel

Back Home

Whew. What a whirlwind of a few weeks! Well, I’m officially back at home and enjoying the luxuries that I never thought I would miss! Clean sheets and no sleeping bag? A mattress and not a sleeping pad? Clean towels? … Continue reading

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Incan Ruins at Ollantaytambo

Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to Ollantaytambo, a small town 60 miles outside Cuzco, deep in the mountains of the Andes with two of my friends. We were super worked to check out the 15th century Incan … Continue reading

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In The Way

Life, is what has gotten in the way.  Oh, and work mornings that start with me getting up at 4am.  Not so much fun when you’re out in the blazing heat of the desert.  But that’s beside the point! Things … Continue reading

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Hotel Eating

I really slacked on the blogging didn’t I?!  Man! All I can say is that it’s been a very busy week full of a lot of hiking and still trying to get my Insanity workouts in.  Tough battle I must … Continue reading

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What I Wanted In 2011

Last year I decided not to make resolutions because…they stress me out.  Instead, I posted about the things I wanted to do in 2011.  It’s almost the end of the year, so time to take a look back and see … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving as Birding Thursday

Did you really think I wouldn’t make Birding Thursday‘s bird a Wild Turkey!?  I know it’s a day late, but I was busy driving over 400 miles in the past twenty-four hours.  Lets just say my butt hurts, my knees … Continue reading

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Anniversary Weekend

Hi everyone!  I swear I have been trying to finish blogging about Foodbuzz…but thought I would mix it up with something else I’m celebrating right now: Whit and I have been dating for a year now!  Remember when I told … Continue reading

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BT: Australian Red-backed Fairy Wren And How I Became A Birder

BT: Australian Red-backed Fairy Wren Back in the spring of 2006 I decided I didn’t want to study abroad to Europe like everyone else and instead looked for something more…adventurous. I found out about a program affiliated with my college called The School for … Continue reading

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Oakland Half Marathon

Wow. I am still, speechless.  Not in my dreams did I ever think this would happen. It’s a good thing of course, because well, I PR’d for one.  Never thought that was going to happen today.  But two?  By THREE … Continue reading

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AZ Rock n’ Roll 1/2 Marathon: Complete!

Ohhhhhhh nelly. I.AM.SORE.I wasn’t even this sore after running the Oregon 1/2 Marathon in September…and that was way hilly…hrm…Alas…I completed my 4th official 1/2 marathon, the first of 2011, under two hours!I’m not gonna lie, it was a really really … Continue reading

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