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Archive for December, 2010

Part VI – CO-KS

We have started our trip back east. It’s a little earlier than we originally planned. We were going to do a ski-to-hut trip in the Colorado mountains with SILAdventure, DocDoc more »

Still on the road …

I suppose this is Part VI or X of our road trip … in any case, we are still road tripping through Colorado! Where’s NH again? After leaving the wonderful more »

A Colorado Christmas

Before I get into the Christmas festivities, I have a BIG announcement to make. SILMeow and Napolean Dynamite FINALLY got engaged!!!!!!They have been dating for something like 15 years (okay, more »

Part V – CO

J & I arrived to “paradise” on Thursday. Paradise is actually a cabin tucked in the mountains owned by SILAdventure’s girlfriend, DocDoc. The cabin is my dream house, seriously. We more »

Part IV – IA, NE, WY & CO

The drive across the ENTIRE state of Nebraska on Wednesday was about as exciting as the drive across OH, IN, IL & IA. Except that the speed limit was 75 more »

Part III – OH, IN, IL & IA

On Tuesday, we crossed to the other side of the Mississippi on our drive. And the 800-mile trip from New Albany, OH, to Council Bluffs, IA, was … uneventful. We more »

Part II – PA & OH

We drove another 675 miles today. Our final destination was New Albany, Ohio, but we took the road less traveled, as usual. And we got the snow I’ve wanted … more »

Part I – NJ & CT

We’ve driven 670 miles so far, and this is what we’ve done. We packed up pretty much our whole house to take with us across the country. We even brought more »

Week 28 of Unemployment

I will most certainly be taking a break from my unemployment updates during the holidaze. Partly because we will be busy driving 2,042 miles to Colorado next week and then more »

And in this edition of Volunteer of the Year, I play an elf

J has his annual Breakfast with Santa yesterday. J pretty much has the event down to a T, even though it has grown tremendously in his four years here. He more »

Week 27 of Unemployment

There’s not much to report on the unemployment front. Pretty much the same as last week, although I did have a magazine assignment due this week. Other than that action, more »

Visions of sugar plums danced in their heads

I don’t really want to see another gingerbread house for a long time. J had the first of his many holidays events this weekend: a gingerbread house making workshop. He more »

Week 26 of Unemployment

Sad news for the millions of unemployed adults out there. Congress failed to pass the federal unemployment extension of benefits. So 26 weeks of benefits is the definite max for more »

Dia de Turducken

We spent the day (weekend) of Thanks with J’s family, including his grandma, who flew in from Cali, and SILMeow & Napolean Dynamite, who flew in from Chi-town. Lots of more »