Currently Browsing: January 2014

The Great Blizzard of 2014

We got about 8 inches of snow Tuesday night.  The Shipyard where I work was closed yesterday and today, so I’ve had plenty of time to enjoy this winter wonderland. Mike drove up from Aiken on Tuesday and we’ve got to unload our Uhaul once the streets are safe.  We’re keeping all of our stuff […]

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Happy Belated Holidays

Mike and I went to my mom’s house in Chesapeake for Christmas this year.  He was able to take two days off work, so we had a full week of vacation. We spent some time driving around Chesapeake and Portsmouth, scoping out potential neighborhoods for when we move.  It was entirely too overwhelming.  I’ve never […]

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The stress of change

In early December, I left my job.  I interviewed for two positions with the Federal Government, and oddly enough, I was offered them both.  One of the positions required a cross-country move to Fallon, Nevada.  The other, a more local move to southern Virginia.  After weighing the pros and cons of both jobs, Mike and […]

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Then The Rain

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The Polar Vortex

The weather is literally all anyone in my Facebook newsfeed is talking about.  In South Carolina, temperatures in the teens are virtually unheard of, so yes, it’s pretty cold.  I can’t imagine living somewhere like Chicago (or Canada), where it’s been steadily double digits below freezing for several days. I do prefer cold weather to […]

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