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Random December 27, 2011 Christmas in Minnesota, Part 1

“Christmas began in the heart of God. It is complete only when it reaches the heart of man.” I’ve been on a little bit of a blogging hiatus, as December was a very full month! Luke and I just got back from Minnesota last night, where we spent Christmas with my family. It was the …

Random December 21, 2011 Christmas Crackle Nails

I was so good, posting regularly for a while there, but I have to admit the holiday season has been keeping me occupied! Mostly with not-so photogenic things though, like working, working out, sleeping, cooking (throwing food together in an un-pretty way), dining, shopping, wrapping, cleaning, etc. My nails are pretty though… green with snow-white …

Random December 6, 2011 Adventure in NYC

A while ago Karen and I came up with a brilliant idea – get the guys tickets to Rock of Ages for a birthday/anniversary gift! The day finally arrived on Saturday- Karen, Dave, Meg, Erik, Alexis, Dave, Luke and I all piled into Lara’s borrowed huge car and drove into New York City. We parked …

Random December 5, 2011 Gift Wrapping

“Christmas! The very word brings joy to our hearts. No matter how we may dread the rush, the long Christmas lists for gifts and cards to be bought and given–when Christmas Day comes there is still the same warm feeling we had as children, the same warmth that enfolds our hearts and our homes.” ~ …

Random December 2, 2011 We are the World, We are the Children – Boonton, USA

“Children are the world’s most valuable resource and its best hope for the future.” – John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Random Travel November 29, 2011 Santaland – Boonton, USA

“Christmas is not in tinsel and lights and outward show. The secret lies in an inner glow. It’s lighting a fire inside the heart. Good will and joy a vital part. It’s higher thought and a greater plan. It’s glorious dream in the soul of man.” Wilfred A. Peterson The Art of Living Usually I’m …

Random November 21, 2011 Four Years – Champagne Toast

I got my flu shot on Wednesday and still was not feeling 100% on Thursday. Luke and I decided to skip Crossfit and just relax, and since it was our four-year anniversary we decided to pop the bottle of Dom Pérignon we received as a gift for our wedding! We just hung out and enjoyed …

Random November 14, 2011 Missing a Moment

“Miracles come in moments. Be ready and willing.” -Wayne Dyer I left work the other day, new camera at my hip, and the moon was almost full. The clouds were drifting by in a haunted-looking way, but I didn’t have a good angle for a picture, so I hopped in my car and drove around …

Random November 12, 2011 A Great Friend

“The real test of friendship is: can you literally do nothing with the other person? Can you enjoy those moments of life that are utterly simple?” -Eugene Kennedy I’m not really a believer that your spouse should be your best friend- there is a big difference in the relationships I have with my closest girlfriends …

Random November 11, 2011 Happy Veteran’s Day!

“It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.” -Robert F. Kennedy Everyone who knows me knows that I …