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Hotels I’ve booked in the past few days: A night in Minneapolis the day we arrive for the holidays, 2 rooms since the in-laws will be there too. 5 nights in Minneapolis between Christmas and New Year’s, downtown so I can walk to work and Matt can wander aimlessly and do fun things (he’ll be off work), sigh A night ...

Southbound

Southbound
So, the last time I posted here we had just finished move #1 into our apartment. We now have less than 6 weeks left on the lease in said apartment, which means we’re moving again. And this time it’s for real: we found a place to rent in Key West! It’s in Old Town (i.e. walking distance from nearly everything), ...

Did I Say We’re Moving This Year?

Did I Say We're Moving This Year?
What I meant was: we’re moving twice this year. Our landlord is moving back into this house after many years, so we have to find a temporary place to live before we actually move south this fall. What we’ve discovered in apartment hunting is that we’ve been truly spoiled with our rent here; we have a nice smallish house in ...

Winter Escape the First

Winter Escape the First
I know technically Thanksgiving isn’t for another week, but ours is here¬†early! The in-laws arrived yesterday, and we did a bunch of prep work last night, including making the turkey. It was hard to keep them from eating it right away. My family is coming over tonight, and the feast will commence. We planned on a scaled-back mini-Thanksgiving, but as ...