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The sun was shining earlier so I decided it was high time for a walk around the neighborhood, but by the time I got home and ate lunch, it was cloudy and the temperature had begun to drop. I've been playing a bit with instagram since I got an iPad Mini for Christmas. The above … Continue reading instaround.
We threw a surprise birthday party for my boss on Wednesday. My coworkers and I gathered at a pizza place on the Downtown Mall while we waited for her daughter to find a reason to get her out of the coffee shop. Once they passed, we scampered to the shop to set up. We ate … Continue reading surprises
tom tom founder’s fest
The banner went up for the Tom Tom Founder's Festival about a month ago when I still worked downtown; I kept telling myself I'd look it up when I got home. I started to hear of food trucks and live music and talks. Friday night, Daniel told me that he was having an awesome time … Continue reading tom tom founder’s fest
We headed downtown with my sister yesterday evening to witness the annual downtown Christmas Tree Lighting. Since we arrived early, we stopped by the coffee shop to say hello and pick up an iced mocha and mini muffins. The tree lighting was a bit anticlimactic, but the weather was mild (though a cold front blew … Continue reading tree lighting
Obama in Charlottesville
a.k.a., the most thrilling day of my existence. Regardless of how you feel about Obama or the party he represents, if you had been in downtown Charlottesville yesterday, your veins would have been coursing with the tangible, electric, energy of thousands of people, first awaiting Obama's arrival and then crowding in around a perimeter secured … Continue reading Obama in Charlottesville
Today we went over to UVA so that Daniel could turn in some paperwork and get his student ID. I enjoyed the view immensely (besides all the insane construction - the middle of the grounds looks post-apocalyptic). The building where his department is housed is in a beautiful, modern style. After we completed his student … Continue reading uva