Chris on March 31st, 2010

The garden is all set for the 2010 veggie season. Now I just have to decide what vegetables to plant. Right now I’m thinking that there will be beans, tomatoes carrots and squash. I’m excited to see what other seeds Fred Meyer has to offer.

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Jodi on February 14th, 2010

If it somehow slipped past you, today is Valentine’s Day. Usually on this day we celebrate by enjoying a nice dinner and a bottle of wine. But, this V-day is different. You are several thousand miles away. There will be no fancy dinner or bottle of wine. No dorky Valentine’s cards or token box of [...]

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Jodi on February 12th, 2010

When I first arrived in Baltimore, numerous people told me to prepare for a harsh winter. This was back in August when the sweltering heat and sticky humidity made me want to pack my bags and head home. At that time, a harsh winter sounded absolutely delightful. I like winter, I thought. I mean c’mon [...]

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Jodi on January 5th, 2010

Yesterday we bid a final farewell to Chris’ grandpa, Carl. The youngest member of a family of seven, Carl was 96-years-old when he passed away last Monday. His body may have finally gave way, but his mind never did. I only knew Carl in his later years, but he continually amazed me with his depth [...]

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Jodi on December 14th, 2009

35. 3-5, supposedly lucky numbers for a Sagittarius mark my age this year. A week ago, I predicted a midlife crisis of sorts might hit today. How did I get this old, I pondered. And, when will I ever grow up? Ten years ago, I started down a path that led me to where I [...]

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