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Iceland, part three

This is late going up and it almost seems like we never went, but then I remember things. We visited Blue Lagoon on the Friday of our trip and went all in…silica mud masks, algae masks, drinks in the water, … Continue reading

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Flying Home

When we originally planned our trip, friends were meant to go with us. Our friends had a death in the family and we scrambled to cancel their plans the night before we left. It’s pretty remarkable how much you can … Continue reading

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Iceland, part two

There is a companion piece here in Akureyri to the one in Reykjavik. This one is on the Eyjafjordur (it’s a fjord): We took a drive to Myvatn today and decided walking outside in a bathing suit was ridiculous, so … Continue reading

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Iceland, part one

We walked around to the other side of the Reykjavik harbor and were greeted by this: The Harpa concert hall was beautiful and immense. Coincidentally, someone from my hometown was headlining a show there that night. A short walk led … Continue reading

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Disappointment

The person I really wanted to hire declined our offer. Our benefits package would have cost her money. Dang. The runner-up will likely say yes. I’m not as excited about that person, but you work with what you can get. … Continue reading

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Middle March

I wish I could make a George Eliot joke here (re: title of post), but I got nothing. And, yes, I know how the book title is actually written. We’ve been trying to hire someone for my team at work … Continue reading

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Two Great Date Nights

Do they count as date night if you don’t go out to dinner? First we saw this group perform Mementos Mori. Tonight we saw Dianne Reeves perform. I’m so happy she performed this one:

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V. Day

We celebrated Valentine’s in pretty typical fashion at least for around here. This year we didn’t buy cards. I made one that was basically a fancy PowerPoint slide and the better-half’s card to me was a dozen oysters and some … Continue reading

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Beautiful Wreck

We went to see Shawn Mullins the other night. The opener dude was good too. On the way home, the better-half said something about Shawn being a plumber. I had no idea what he meant and so he explained. Very … Continue reading

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I wore this to work today and we ate Cheetos

This happened today.

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