So many beaches.

So many beaches.
We’re home from vacation! We managed to plan our return at the ideal time, too; Minnesota suffered another horrible cold streak while we were gone, but we arrived home just in time for the warmup. It’s been gloriously spring-like the last couple of days. It’ll take me a while to get around to writing more, so here are some of ...

Marvel at my Cartography Skills.

Marvel at my Cartography Skills.
It’s time to catch up! Now that the many holidays are over (I say that because we had five Christmases this year), my thoughts have turned to vacation-planning. I mean, a minimum of 30% of my brain is occupied with vacation planning or scheming at any given time, but even moreso when our customary February escape-from-the-cold is approaching. I believe ...

She SPOKE on it.

She SPOKE on it.
Oh god, Vegas and my birthday were great in so many ways. It was a billion degrees, we covered a ton of ground, I did pretty well gambling, and my friends are all awesome. I won’t recap that here because there’s a travel journal to be written, but I will send you to look at┬ámy photos on Flickr. This post-vacation ...

It’s never been winter on my birthday before. 1

It's never been winter on my birthday before.
On the way to work this morning, I considered actually crying over the weather, it’s been so terrible lately. We still haven’t had anything really approaching summer, and I’ve been wearing my cold-weather clothes all week. I didn’t think when we booked a trip to Vegas for my birthday that we’d be escaping Minnesota weather in June, but there it ...