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Prospecting Golden

There are lots of important things to check out when choosing a university.  Academic reputation, cost of attendance, and that gut feeling that lets you know “this is the right place.”  Those are the kinds of things we’ve batted back and forth on a daily basis the last few months as Son prepares for that next phase of life.  958 more words

And So it Begins

Dearest family, friends, random internet-goers who were trying to find Sir Mix-a-Lot’s hit song ‘Baby Got Back’ but typo-ed and landed here instead, welcome! With five days to go before I ship off with the Peace Corps to Mongolia, I figured it was due time to start a blog. 638 more words


As Close To Tibet As We Get

When I was growing up, there was a restaurant called the Mandarin not far from my house. As children, it was definitely one of our favorites. 1,313 more words

Shannon Scarf

Another delightful new pattern for you. This scarf is in the same vein as my Yuh-Chi Scarf. And, as the latest knit-a-long for my Twisted Love Mitts is over, I’m announcing a… 234 more words


Ama Dablam Trek, Nepal – A Photo Essay

Further to my post on Katmandu here are some more memories of Nepal from my trek in 2008 prior to the devastating earthquake.
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