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Life’s a Beach

I swear, nothing makes it more apparent that I’ve turned into my parents than the annual trip to the beach. While I love the ocean, actually sitting on the beach is pretty much last for all I am excited about. … Continue reading

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In happier news…

I’m binge shopping for this conference. I’m realizing the rolling suitcase I got is probably too big to comfortably fit under an airline seat, regardless of what they say in the description, so a smaller rolling tote is coming and … Continue reading

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351 days til the return

350 days if I chicken out over trying to drive on Friday the 3rd of July and get a hotel on the 2nd. Another wonderful escape to the Outer Banks is coming to a close, and once again, I have … Continue reading

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Williamsburg Wrap Up

I know – you’ve been sitting and refreshing the page for days, waiting for my last day of antics in Williamsburg!  Well, here we go. It was a pretty leisurely day, which was good considering that this trip also confirmed … Continue reading

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2013 wasn’t half bad

So, time to briefly interrupt the Williamsburg chronicles to take a look back at 2013.  Overall, it was a pretty darn good year, and it was overdue.  The grandma-related low-level-PTSD-type-hell finally faded.*  When the phone rings, I think “fucking telemarketers” … Continue reading

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Williamsburg, Day 2 – the rest

So, after Great Hopes Plantation, it was definitely time for lunch, so I popped into Shield’s Tavern. Crayfish and shrimp stew and beef pasties (think colonial empanadas) absolutely hit the spot.  Honestly, I was kicking myself that I didn’t have … Continue reading

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Williamsburg, Day 2 – Great Hopes Plantation

So, Tuesday was a really long day, so this is going to be split into multiple pieces. Normally when I go to Williamsburg, I just wander around fairly aimlessly for a couple days, I see what I see, eat a … Continue reading

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