Rain rain, go away

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It’s been raining a lot in the Bay Area these last couple of weeks. When I first moved out here, I almost left my rain boots at home; I thought California was in a drought! Although these rainy days are …

Parents Know Best

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A pivotal moment occurred in my life in the early years of junior high. It was a beautiful day outside, but my plans for a half hour of extreme dodge ball with my friends were suspended as I reluctantly treaded …

Getting My Steps in

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I started 2017 dragging myself out of bed and going on a 10 mile hike at Big Basin. This long hike covered three waterfalls and tons of gorgeous greenery. We were extremely lucky that it wasn’t raining on the particular …

Prepping for 2017

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The week between Christmas and New Years always feels like a marathon. After the sprint to Christmas, we think we finally have a break, but then we need to find our second wind and make it through to New Years. …

Love is everywhere

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  My favorite holiday movie is Love Actually. That’s not what usually comes to mind when holiday movies are brought up, but it has most definitely earned it’s place in the category. The movie takes place in London and is …