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Travel: Home for the Holidays

Going home for the holidays is always a treat, but it’s even better when you arrive to 18″ of snow. In addition to shoveling a lot of snow, our latest Maine Adventure included: snowshoeing almost everyday, witnessing¬†the first day of ice fishing season, relaxing in an outdoor wood-fired hot tub, dining with childhood friends, finding […]

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Dogs: Chester the Chessy

I found myself up in Maine for the holidays this year. It snowed the day after I arrived. The holidays just aren’t the same without snow. And family.¬†I’d like to introduce you to the newest member: Chester. Chester the Chessy. What can I say, he was adopted with that name. This guy is about 4, […]

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Happiness is….

This week I got my butt out of bed for a sunrise hike in Markham, Virginia. It was totally worth the 3:30a.m. alarm, the hike through the woods in the pitch dark, the ticks that latched onto my body (I hope I found them all…) and the pulled calf muscle I’m nursing today. Totally worth […]

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