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First night of #vacation: listening to #gardenstate on vinyl

Almost halfway through my half marathon training! 

Almost halfway through my half marathon training! 

Recent Alaskan Adventures

Okay, so I live in Alaska. But I’ve yet to actually write about my adventures. I’ve decided to change that. 

Here’s a brief update on Alaskan life: it’s awesome. Work is going well, there are all sorts of places to explore and I love it here. 

Two weeks ago Aaron and I traveled to Seward for his 26th birthday. We took a wildlife cruise, ate at the brewery and then hiked up to (and on) Exit Glacier. 

Then, this week we headed to Bodenburg Butte for a quick hike to the top. It was a short hike, but oh my was it steep. There was even some rock climbing involved. It took a lot to get up there, but it was worth it. 

Last night was spent at a bonfire on the mudflats at the Bluff. Gorgeous sunset, fun people and a fire. Who could ask for a better Saturday night? 

We wrapped up the 4th weekend with a trip to the Forest Fair in Girdwood. Lots of yummy food, fun crafts to check out and talented bands to listen to. We both walked away with several Alaskan-made goodies. But the best: chocolate covered bacon… on a stick! It sounds unappealing (I was uneasy about getting a whole slice to myself) but it was oh-so-delicious. 

Next week, we’re headed to Denali National Park! Campsites and cabins are booked, and we will be spending four days in the park to celebrate our two year anniversary. I’m really excited to get my camp on!

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Ran my first #5k today and it was great! Finished in 35:00 #alaskaheartrun #alaskanadventures (at Alaska Heart Run 5K)

#Thenandnow #unos pizza in #Chicago in 2001 and 2014 (at Pizzeria UNO)

We did the #bean thing @denzelbutterscotch403 @krcook89 (at The Bean, Millennium Park)

#openingday at #wrigleyfield @denzelbutterscotch403 @krcook89 (at Wrigley Field)

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I feel like this is some dream world we’re in.

It’s like our time together is just ours. It’s our own creation. It must be like I’m in your dream, and you’re in mine.

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The Grand Budapest Hotel

The Grand Budapest Hotel

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Painting by Bernard Frize


#ktva11daybreak crew with the #StanleyCup and #KellyCup (at Denali Media)

Beautiful #sunrise in #anchorage today #nofilter (at Denali Media)

Lovely afternoon walk #beautifulweather #iamshort #lotsofsnow (at Russian Jack Park)

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