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365, 6: day 184

Los Angeles It was a strange Easter, as a friend of ours is moving next week and so had all of his goodbye things planned for today. I ate powdered sugar donuts and peeps for breakfast, and then we went … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 123

Los Angeles I love Valentine’s Day so much. My brother-in-law arrived today, so we didn’t do a proper celebration, but I did wear shades of pink, get out an unhemmed Valentine’s Day tablecloth, and light some candles (and enjoyed this … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 78

Los Angeles I spent the early hours of today on a plane, mostly reading Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. We landed in LA at around 6 am and were through customs and home by 8. It was cold, gloomy … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 72

Valparaíso, Chile Merry Christmas! I had a nice, lazy morning, making breakfast (!!), video chatting again with my family, and listening to Christmas music. At some point, we walked down the hill to check out boat rides at the port … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 71

Valparaíso, Chile We picked up our Australian friends (from the Salt Flats) this morning and drove up to Valparaíso. The whole day we all kept marveling at how it didn’t feel like Christmas eve at all, but it was really … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 41

Los Angeles I was nervous about my first Thanksgiving not with my parents. But, thanks to lots of good planning and expectation setting, plus a wonderful husband and great friends, it was delightful. We slept in, watched the parade and … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 40

Los Angeles Today was super restless at work, as I actually ended up with a bunch of work to do! I feel like I’m cat-sitting everyone’s cats this weekend (actually just three cats, belonging to two people), so between that … Continue reading

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