Monthly Archives: September 2013

If I had known it was going to be a dance party, I would have dressed appropriately.

My race today was supposed to start at 9:00, but we had to first spend a half hour “warming up” and dancing. Fun, but can we start the running now please? Please? That was a new experience for me, and … Continue reading

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Helpful hints by Sally; metro edition.

When you are packed into the metro like sardines, it would behoove you to think of others. When you decide that you absolutely must have that thing in your pocket or bag  right now, you need to consider the fact … Continue reading

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Another strange interaction:

Hail taxi. Get in. Pull away from curb. Elvis. Pan flute. “Crying in the Chapel”

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bastones!

I’ve been thinking about titling all of my posts with the Spanish vocab for gear. Lumpy came, saw, conquered, and has now returned to the land of the free and the home of the brave (as we all know, that … Continue reading

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This is an albino pony

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Literally.

My dog has a  shit-eating grin.    

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This week’s strange interaction in Spanish

Strange man on Ripley’s barking as we exit the apartment building: “Barking.” Me: “Yes.”” He then pulls out a 3 feet long chain with keys randomly placed on it and opens the gate to outside. We exit.  

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