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365, 6: day 227

Galena, IL We cleaned and went back to my parents’ house way earlier than I had expected, which gave me nice bonus time with my mom and nephew and an opportunity to have meatball curry for lunch! My dad drove … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 226

Galena, IL This morning was rough, but after most of my sister’s friends left, the remaining girls rallied, went to get out bridesmaids dresses fitted, eat a restorative green curry lunch, and spend the afternoon wandering along the Mississippi and … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 225

Dubuque, IA We bought flowers at the farmer’s market, picked more from the yard, and spent the morning decorating the patio of the winery where my sister works for her wedding shower! The shower flew by and, I think, was … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 224

Dubuque, IA First, I slept in until 10:30 today and didn’t really feel fully awake until closer to 11:30. Then, I had one simple, quick errand to do today, and somehow that took the entire day. I forget how much … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 219

Siesta Key After sleeping about 45 minutes on Thursday night and 5 hours on Friday, the 7.5 hours of sleep I got last night felt heavenly. We went out to a delicious brunch with the newlyweds (!), followed by ice … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 218

Siesta Key, FL My wonderful friend, one of my favorite people, got married on the beach this morning. I read a Pablo Neruda poem, we drank grapefruit mimosas and ate alfajores, and it was perfect. We spent the afternoon swimming … Continue reading

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365, 6: day 317

Siesta Key, Florida We landed in Orlando at 6:30am, got our rental car, and headed off to Siesta Key. The drive was easy, but we were both completely exhausted. We got to town 40 minutes before we could check in, … Continue reading

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