Delware Regency Tea

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  • August 30, 2014
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We had a smallish but delightful tea at the British Bell Tea Room in Newark, DE with the lovely Beth as host! The food was SO good. This soup was amazing: Those little chocolate cakes? Delicious. Beth instructed us to eat it all in one amazing bite, so we all did. There might have been encouragements of “just shove it … Continue Reading →


Jane Austen Ball

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  • August 28, 2014
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Here’s a full post on the Jane Austen ball! A few weeks ago I went to the Jane Austen Ball at Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria with a bunch of lovely friends.The ball was so fun as always.  And I was really glad that some of our NJ/Philly crowd could come down for it!  After the ball, the ladies that stayed … Continue Reading →


Cleveland, Part 3 – Museum of Art

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  • August 23, 2014
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Katie and I spent an afternoon at the Cleveland Museum of Art – it was free and a really nice museum with a great cafeteria! They had a lot of really old textiles! This is from Egypt and is 1000 years old! So is this! I have lots more pics of the textiles and of the captions – and of … Continue Reading →


Cleveland, Part 2 – Rock Hall

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  • August 18, 2014
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So when I visited Katie in Cleveland, we went to the Rock Hall again. I think I could just camp out permanently at that place. There is always so much to see – and they do change the exhibits up so while some things were the same (and I tried to mostly not photograph the same things I did last … Continue Reading →


Cleveland, Part 1

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  • August 17, 2014
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Doug had a conference in Cleveland so I went with him to visit Katie. Katie and I did the Rock Hall, Melt, Squire’s castle, the duck pond, Granite City, and the art museum…all in 3 days! On the flight there, we flew through gorgeous clouds – and storms that caused us to get out late and fly around Cleveland waiting … Continue Reading →


What I’ve been up to – July, part 3

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  • August 9, 2014
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So I went through my little record collection – stuff from my parents and a few things of my own, including a box of 45s I got at a garage sale as a kid. Willow helped: The box of 45s really is gold though – check out some of the awesomeness. BTW, an identical 45 of Help! is in the … Continue Reading →


What I’ve Been Up to – July, part 2

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  • August 6, 2014
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Sunflower: Doug and I managed one more dinner with Amber before she left for Rhode Island. We went to the all the meat you can eat Korean BBQ place in Rockville. It was really fun. (Also, everytime I hear “Rockville,” I have a compulsion to quote the REM song… “Don’t go back to Rockville!” Then we went kayaking with Doug, … Continue Reading →


Some work excitement

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  • August 5, 2014
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Since I wrote this for work, I’m just gonna copy/paste it here because it was a big part of what I’ve been up to! I will add one pic that wasn’t in the work blog: Here goes…. We’ve had a lot of exciting things going on with the Jame Webb Space Telescope here at NASA Goddard. A recent one was … Continue Reading →


What I’ve Been Up To – July, part 1

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  • August 2, 2014
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Here’s what I’ve been up to for the first part of July. I helped out with a last minute G+ hangout for Google’s Maker Camp at work. Here’s our JWST speaker. The giant centrifuge at work that mostly gets used as storage: Moth: Kevin’s cat Raoul – amusing that he’s pillowing his head on the carpet, but has his body … Continue Reading →


5th of July

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  • July 26, 2014
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We got back from Alex & Holly’s wedding in time to go to the fireworks in Laurel with friends. We missed the DC fireworks, but the Laurel ones are always nice – and they went on for like 40 minutes! Great show!


Alex & Holly’s wedding

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  • July 26, 2014
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So Alex and Holly got married in NY on the 4th of July – our whole crew from work went up for the event and it was a really fun time. I had this dress with constellations on it from modcloth that I thought would be perfect for the occasion. http://www.modcloth.com/shop/dresses/universal-stunner-dress Doug and I: Everyone was all fancy – not … Continue Reading →


The Real Sleepy Hollow

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  • July 26, 2014
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We went to a friend’s wedding (Alex, my amusing, goofy work friend, whom you have pictures of here) up in NY. Actually the wedding ended up being not that far from where I grew up – probably 20 minutes away! We had some time to kill before the wedding, and our other friends had already gone to Storm King (a … Continue Reading →