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A Gyro Like No Other

Dennis woke up early today, kissed me on the forehead, and went upstairs for complimentary breakfast at the hotel. Shortly after he sent me a message: It’s nice up here. Incredible views of the city. Not one for breakfast, but …

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Returning to Panama for our Babymoon!

ba·by·moon
ˈbābēˌmo͞on/
noun
informal
noun: baby-moon
  1. a relaxing or romantic vacation taken by parents-to-be before their baby is born.

Our friends Ally and Adam are a few months ahead of us in the first-time-parent adventure and when Ally told me

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The House Hunt Might Be Over!

After 7 weeks, 35 houses, and 5 separate offers, we might finally have a house.

It all started when we met our realtor, Adam Isaacson, in late March. He was recommended by a close friend, with a supporting recommendation from …

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House Hunting in D.C. – Scratch That. Let’s Talk About Money

Dennis and I are house hunting. When we moved to D.C. nearly 5 years ago we were certain we’d only be here for three. Alas, here we are, with no intention of leaving anytime soon.

We currently pay $2150 per month …

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Girls’ Weekend in La Jolla

The past few weeks I have been the Acting Director of my unit, performing both my own role and that of my departed supervisor. While the additional duties have been educational and challenging (in a good way), I have been …

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Corn Mazes and Bonfires

This year for my birthday Dennis planned a perfect day.

It started with a party at our place in the early afternoon. Friends flowed in throughout the day and we chatted, played games, drank, and ate an absurd amount of …

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