Category Archives: Iowa

365, 7: day 79

Dubuque, IA NYE ended too quickly, as my cousins and sister’s friends got on the road early and it continues to be too cold to actually do anything. So we had a pretty lazy day around the house. My friend … Continue reading

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365, 7: day 78

Dubuque, IA Happy New Years’ Eve! We had a pretty stupid day, mostly because this weather is debilitating, but my friend being in town made things fun and we bopped around doing errands for much of the day with my … Continue reading

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365, 7: day 77

Dubuque, IA We went to Vertical Jump, a ridiculous space full of trampolines and other fun kid things that adults can also do. It was really fun and amusing, a perfect cold-weather activity. And then we wandered around the mall … Continue reading

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365, 7: day 76

Dubuque, IA Today is my wonderful husband’s birthday! So we decided to mostly leave him alone. We tried to go roller skating but instead got caught in a giant snowstorm and ended up trapped at my sister’s house for a … Continue reading

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365, 7: day 75

Dubuque, IA It is very cold here, which made it even sillier that we decided on ice skating for an activity. But after soup and hot wine for lunch, we did and it was a ton of fun, particularly as … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 247

Dubuque, IA I didn’t feel as bad this morning as I could have, I somehow got through breakfast, and I had a few hours of levity with my wonderful friends. The afternoon was devastating, and I almost missed my flight … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 246

Dubuque, IA Well, my baby sister is married. ! It was a beautiful, emotional, confusing, wonderful day, plus a great party. The depths of gratitude I feel for my family and my friends, my sister’s friends and new family (whom … Continue reading

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