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Winter adventure

Well, I suppose it’s about time that we start enjoying this Michigan winter, and what a better way than a ski adventure in the great white north! I’m actually pretty happy with how the day turned out… Despite my lack of practice last year. The snow was perfectly powdery, the company was beyond great (thanks […]

Ula’s first day

Today was Ula’s first day at doggy daycare! I have to say that I was pretty sad to leave her there (especially since I don’t start work until Monday) but, thankfully, they post pictures of the puppies playing! It looks like she’s having fun with the other pups, which I knew she would. I’m pretty […]

Being mindful (a food rant)

I read an article today about how the increased consumption on quinoa in westernized countries has made this staple food for countries like Bolivia too expensive for them to now consume (sorry Facebook friends for the double topic hit). It hit me pretty hard. quinoa, a protein-rich, gluten-free grain, was a cheap way to provide […]

Hypothyroidism & whatnot

I’ve been exhausted lately. I think it’s a combination of being tired from random wake ups from the pup still (we are so so close!) and being poked and prodded by doctors of various sorts over the past couple weeks. They have determined that I have hypothyroidism, a relativity normal disorder that can make a […]

The apartment search

Hey everyone! Matt and I are officially in Detroit and fully into the apartment search now! We’ve been checking out different neighborhoods and we’ve found some pretty cool things. So yes, there are definitely some abandoned buildings, and yes, the city is in financial trouble, but despite, there are some awesome places to go and […]


We are officially packed & on the road! We’ll be in Michigan tomorrow! Sorry for being so MIA these days… Life has been crazy to say the least. I’m excited for the adventure ahead and sharing it on this blog, but it probably will continue to be slow as we make the transition to our […]

“In the practice of tol…

“In the practice of tolerance, one’s enemy is the best teacher.”

Dalai Lama XIV