2012: Year in Review: Books

Goodreads has fun stats so you can see what you’ve read. I read fewer books than last year, I’m not sure why. I think I’ve been trying to go to bed a bit earlier or just have been more tired and have read less before bed. I think my fav books I read this year were the Newsflesh trilogy by … Continue Reading →


2012 picture Year in Review, June – December

Here’s the 2nd part of the Year in Review: June: We had our family vacation in New Smyrna Beach, FL, in which Doug and I were granted the gorgeous master bedroom. We tried a new condo this year that none of us liked as much as the old one.


2012 picture Year in Review, January – May

Well, I know 2012 was a crappy year for a lot of you, but mine was WAY better than 2011. Here’s the good parts of 2012. January: I visted Austin for a work meeting and did a sightseeing death march with my officemate. I’d never seen the famous Stevie Ray Vaughn statue before. And then I visted Lesa and the … Continue Reading →


Christmas at the Office and Shopping in DC

So in my last post where I told how we stole Alex and Joe’s full-sized office Christmas tree (and they didn’t notice for 3 hours), I mentioned (I think) that Alex replaced the tree with a large branch. We draped lights on it. Very festive. The snowflakes on our door were made like 15 years ago, back when my office … Continue Reading →


What I’ve been up to… (Christmas tree shenanifans, Ballet West, astronauts, Nobel Laureates, etc)

Here’s what I’ve been up to lately. I always end up feeling Grinch-y about Christmas cards because they take a lot of work. And lately I’ve been getting a ton of photo cards. I thought it was a nice idea and I guess it can be optional to write something on the back. So that’s what I decided to do … Continue Reading →