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So, this definitely happened over a month ago. I want to keep blogging, and also in chronological order, so here’s hoping I can keep doing that! I’ve been working a bunch lately and will resume nannying in a couple weeks. Oh, did I forget to mention I got another job? I work at 24 Hour [...]

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Kauai Getaway

So, Dan and I snuck away for 9 days to the beautiful island of Kauai at the end of April into May. We’d been apart for 3 months and we knew we wanted to see each other before August 31st, when we’ll be reunited next, but the timing was tricky with me job hunting. So [...]

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My time in Japan is now over. While I do plan to visit, I am no longer an expatriate, no longer a resident of Tokyo. It’s all so strange. I think it will sink in better once I’m settled in Seattle (still on the road!). I have also been horribly sick since the day I [...]

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Alternate working title- Nobody Puts Peacock in the Van!! This is an event put on by the Samurai Hash House Harriers. (More on hashing here). A hashathon is a hash where you run 3 legs in one day totaling 26.2 miles/ 42 kilometers, or a marathon, give or take some distance. It’s a day long [...]

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Hawaii!

Dan and I took a week long trip to Hawaii with my family- my mom, my sister, her husband, and their 3 kids. We were in Waikiki and had a great time! Pearl Harbor A pretty peacock walked up to us at the Honolulu Zoo! Sunset cruise on a catamaran! Visited the spitting caves! Lanikai [...]

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This is the life! Needless to say, I’m having a great time being back in the states! Pictured above is me, drinking up the sunshine, as I have lunch at MOD Pizza with Kelsey in Seattle. So excited Oregon is getting one as well! So far I spent a week in Hawaii with the fam, [...]

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Our bags are (mostly) packed and tomorrow Dan and I are out the door to Honolulu, Hawaii! We are meeting my sister, her family, and my mother, and I’m really excited for a week of sunshine and family. From there, Dan will return to Japan and I’ll enjoy some time in Portland, OR and Seattle, [...]

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“Who here has run a marathon?” a friend of mine asked tonight. As I was flooded with emotions, about 3-4 of my guests raised their hands and excitedly swapped stories. I kept my hand down. And with that, I think I’m finally ready to talk about my experience at the 2013 Goofy’s Race & a [...]

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Oh, it’s been a while! I’ll start with my first weekend not being sick- Dan and I went to the cute seaside city known as Atami! We went as part of a hashing overnight trip. The plan was to arrive in Atami Saturday morning, run a trail, and then enjoy the evening before running a [...]

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I have more stories to share of my favorite blonde visitors, but I thought I’d jump to present day to fill you all in with my running and fitness endeavors. Here’s how the past few weeks have broken down: My friends were here for 2 weeks, which left me with no time to exercise (though [...]

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