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Driving up to Flagstaff, Az.

Today we drove up to Flagstaff, Arizona. A small town about 2 hours north of Phoenix and home to Northern Arizona University where my brother is graduating with his Physics degree. We also met up with my grandparents and their old friend King – they live in Fresno, California and...

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In Phoenix

I really like flying back to Phoenix. I like visiting this city a lot. While I would probably never choose to live here again, visiting this city and seeing my friends and family again is always a welcomed treat. When you add any feelings of nostalgia, and all of the...

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Facts and Blogs

Okay, everyone can read Mark’s entry below, so I’m not posting the rules again… but here are 6 things about me you may or may not find interesting: 1. When I have to use a public toilet, I always tear off the end of the toilet paper and dispose of...

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Six Unimportant Things About Mark

Because I was tagged (by RachelBurks) and because I never actually do these, today I am. Here are the rules: 1. Link back to the person who tagged you. 2. Post these rules on your blog. 3. Share six unimportant things about yourself (things/habits/quirks). 4. Name some of your favorite...

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Our Friends – Dresscodes in Decatur

It’s often interesting how we become acquaintances or friends with other people. The owners of the ultra hip and cool-like-we-wish-we-were clothing store Dresscodes in downtown Decatur is owned by our friends Karen and Brett. Karen used to work with Leah at her job a long time ago, but since their...

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School Daze

At work, we’re gearing up for a kids’ talent show this summer to raise awareness and support for the agency and the children we serve. So, we’re busy e-mailing all the metro Atlanta schools to let them know about it so they can get the word out to the students...

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Falafel Failure

Last week, I set out to make some delicious, healthy falafel. You might have caught wind of that in Mark’s earlier entry. I’m not a great cook. I can bake like Betty Crocker, but cooking? Not so much. This, however, was from-the-box falafel. Combine the mix, some water, and some...

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Cinco de Drinko!

Time is short and I’m tired. Luckily, I have lots of photos and even some video of our Cinco de Drinko excursion yesterday. After all of the rain on Saturday, it was a gloriously sunny day here in Atlanta. We drove around lots and eventually made our way to our...

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Little Five Points (L5P if you’re cool)

Yesterday we hung out with Leah’s brother and went down to Little Five Points. We currently live about five miles east, and we hardly ever make it over there to just walk around amongst all of the tattooed hipsters with actual ‘cred’, the gluttons of wannabes, and then everyone else...

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Happy Anniversary to Us!

It’s our Three-Year today. Our first date was on the first Friday of May. We use the ‘First Friday’ as our anniversary instead of the actual date because we met up in Phoenix at the monthly event called “First Fridays” – and it’s just more fun to remember it that...

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Asus eee Pc – The Best Travel Laptop

So. I just wanted to say that I have gotten about a gazillion compliments and questions in regards to my laptop. Almost every time pull it out and set it up, a person will first stare at the laptop, and then ask me if it’s a real laptop. They react...

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Naxi Hospitality

Yunnan province has many different minority groups, and Lijiang is home to several, but primarily to the Naxi people. The Naxis are ethnically Tibetan, speak their own Naxi language and use a pictograph writing system- the oldest still in use, in fact. They are a matriarchal society, whereby the women...

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