Monthly Archives: August 2010

Still

It’s 12:45am. I push my comforter off of me and climb out of my warm bedding that costs more than you make in a year. I make my way to the kitchen passing my closet full of clothes and sinking my toes into the plush carpet below them. As I fill my cup and sip […]

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Mr. Pepin

Today marks the end of Brett’s first week as a teacher!It’s been so fun to watch him during these first few days. He absolutely loves what he’s doing and is doing a great job at it. He loves his students and is thrilled at the opportunity to teach them English. I may be biased, but […]

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Nate & Rachelle

It was 12 years ago and we were both in 6th grade. I was the new kid on the block and the new kid at school. I didn’t know a soul and was scared to death until I met Rachelle. She lived 6 doors down and we immediately clicked. We filled our days with playing […]

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Yosemite: Day’s 1, 2, & 3

I don’t have many words for Yosemite. Since the first time I went it has held such a special place in my heart. If I had to describe it in one word it would be: Majestic. It just does something to me I can’t explain and I like that. So instead of forcing an insufficient […]

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San Francisco: Day 3

Last Day in San Fran: Doubtfire, Muir Woods, Muir Beach, Zachary’s Pizza (drool), Golden Gate Bridge, Lombard Street, China Town, Bi-Rite Creamery. Our last day in the city was jammed packed but it was so much fun! Before we headed out for the day I told the three that I had a surprise from them. […]

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San Francisco: Day 2

Monday was such a blast. We started off the day at the Jelly Belly factory. The line to get in reminded me so much of the scene from A Goofy Movie where Goofy and Max go to that possum park. After the Jelly Belly Factory we headed to Napa for a tour around a vineyard […]

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San Francisco: Haight & Ashbury

I know I already posted Day 1’s adventures but one of our stops was Haight and Ashbury and I feel it deserves it’s own post! Haight and Ashbury is the mecca of hippie history. It’s where it all began. In Golden Gate Park at the end of the street there is one particular hill called […]

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