May 2012

Feline Welcome Wagon

May 31, 2012
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The Charlottesville Welcome Wagon was waiting for us! Pumpkin (aka “Punky” nicknamed Karen Monson) wanted us to know her vacation was just as relaxing as ours The garden, however, was hard at work!! We have a house sitter who minds the fort while we’re out of town, and she must have watered the plants well […]

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Waving Goodbye

May 31, 2012
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Could I really have named this post anything else! We cleaned and packed up the whole house and just hit the road with a couple of smoked herring sandwiches in tow. Topped with pickles and tomatoes! I also polished off some frozen berries I thawed left from the freezer. They were refreshing! We have started […]

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Homeward Bound

May 31, 2012
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I just returned from one final long hot 3 mile beach walk. Matt went running, so I listened to 5 New Moms, New Babies podcasts while I walked. The walk was long, but it went by fast!   Before I left – Yogurt, berries, banana, Cville Crunch, sunbutter I will miss The walks The ocean […]

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Leave Only Footprints

May 30, 2012
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Gorgeous afternoon!! The skies opened up into Simpsons clouds and we had a perfect afternoon for a beach walk! Followed by an even prettier evening! For cocktail hour we had guac and chips. Matt made this guac with 3 avocados and about 1/3 a cup of greek yogurt – it was incredible! Love the yogurt […]

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Puzzled By The Weather

May 30, 2012
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Misty, stormy morning: Just enough break in the clouds for a 3 mi beach walk Followed by a hot shower and some puzzle time! And a scrumptious lunch of a hummus + tomato + pickle sandwich with chips and H2O melon And before we knew it, the sun was out!! That was one fast “hurricane” […]

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Storm Brewed

May 30, 2012
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Thar she blows! Nobody slept well here. Rain at the beach combined with the surf and wind is so much louder than rain at home! I was awake from about 4-5:30 with irregular plonks against our balcony windowsill that kept jarring me awake. Matt is still asleep! I stumbled down before 9 and made cereal […]

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Birds Of A Feather

May 29, 2012
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There is a tropical storm on the way, but it feels a little like a hurricane evacuation around here. Just us and the birds! We soaked up one last afternoon on the beach…’twas a great one! Larbs and Matt are gone, and Karen is out tonight with her college roommate who lives in Wilmington, so […]

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