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Veggie Recipe Roundup – Week One

It’s day one, week one, of giving up meat.  Last night Nick cooked me one of my all time favorite Persian meals, khoresht-e-bademjan which is slow simmered chunks of beef and eggplant in a sour tomato stew.  It’s amazing, and it was a nice comforting way to say goodbye to meat for a while. Like… Continue reading Veggie Recipe Roundup – Week One

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I’m pretty proud of this…

Nothing like getting out of your comfort zone on a Saturday afternoon: Holy crap am I going to be sore later… Thanks to Phoenix Dance Studio in Charlottesville for the free taster class!  Now just need to drop a few pounds so I can take a month long class!

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Things are happening!

I am very excited… there’s lots going on in my little piece of the world right now.  It’s been so long since I’ve written a post, so I feel like I should bring ya’ll up to speed on a few things. After Fezzik passed away, I wasn’t sure I would be able to get another… Continue reading Things are happening!

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Ace Biscuit & Barbecue

Y’all.  I just had the best breakfast ever. Not kidding.  And I LOVE breakfast so that’s saying something. Back when we first moved to Virginia, I was busy scoping out places to try in Charlottesville and stumbled across Ace Biscuit and Barbecue.  I think it might have been on one of those “Best of” lists,… Continue reading Ace Biscuit & Barbecue

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The day after…

He was my handsome little bun… I can’t believe he was only with us for a few months. It felt like he was with us a lot longer. My heart is broken. I’m going to miss his morning nose bops, his bunny 500s, bunny bowling and his little paws on my legs as he asked for… Continue reading The day after…

Changes · VA Life


Tomorrow is my last day working at the company that spurred our move from London to Virginia.  As I sit here listening to breakup songs (I feel you, Macy Gray), I’m feeling mighty introspective about the whole thing. I’ve learned a lot here at this company.  There are a lot of things I won’t put… Continue reading Tomorrow…



Yesterday, my heart hurt. To think of how many times I’d been on that bridge in Westminster, both on my own and with Nick, really, really upset me.  I cried a lot last night. London is still one of the places I consider home and for something so awful to happen in a spot I’d… Continue reading Yesterday