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Welcome to the West Coast

On Panda’s and my drive down to Portland for a friend’s wedding, we realized that we have been in every state on the West Coast this week. Sunday and Monday were spent in California: Oh the rain in San Francisco. … Continue reading

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The Big Game!

Panda and I have both loved football since we were young.  His favorite team is the 49ers and ever since I was little I have been rooting for the Giants with my Grandpa.  When the Giants won the playoff game and we knew … Continue reading

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San Francisco “Landmarks”

Friday evening we packed up all our necessities for the next few days (this included an amazing amount of warm clothes for the 49ers and Giants game).  We made sure the gato had enough food and water to last her.  It would … Continue reading

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NFC Divisional Championship Ticket Quest

On Sunday, January 15th, Panda and I decided to do something extremely spontaneous.  After the Giants won their playoff game we decided to buy tickets to the NFC Divisional Championship game.  It only made sense because my favorite team is … Continue reading

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Happy Last Day of 2011

I’m going to be honest WordPress friends,  these past 2 months have been a whirl-wind.  In the beginning of November, I started a new job as a preschool teacher in West Seattle.  Very exciting, let me tell you!  I sold my car because now that … Continue reading

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G-Ma and G-Pa Visit Seattle: Part II

With Irene on the move up the east coast, the “last day” of my grandparents’ vacation turned into 5 more days.  After the stress of phone calls home to check on the family, make sure the patio furniture was away … Continue reading

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Prolonged Visit Due to Natural Disasters

On August 23rd, 2011, hours after my Grandparents got on a plane and took off from Albany, NY, the east coast felt a 5.8 magnitude earthquake.  The epicenter was in Virginia but the quake was felt from Georgia to Canada. On … Continue reading

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Village Green Resort, Cottage Grove, Oregon

Hubs and I arrived at The Village Green in the late afternoon on Saturday the 2nd of July.  We checked in, in the quaint, reception center, before proceeding to our room.  The room was adequate, but the view out onto our patio … Continue reading

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Things Kids Say #3

This conversation was held between 2 of my kindergarten students. Girl Student: Cruise ships go really slow. Boy Student: Yeah, because you can walk on them. Me: Are you sure? Both confirm that it must be so. Me: What about … Continue reading

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9-11 and the Death of Bin Laden

I remember details of September 11, 2001 better than almost any other day of my life (excluding my wedding day).  Aside from being my brother’s birthday, it was a normal day.  Going to school, seeing my friends.  After first block … Continue reading

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