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My Husband.

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(we had a great honeymoon)

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These Two.

These Two.

They’re my favorite.

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June 16, 2014 · 3:31 pm

Manic Monday

My boss gave me this little guy so we can throw them at each other when we’re wearing headphones. To get each other’s attention. It’s fun.

Here are some links for you today:

When a little boy asserts himself, he’s called a “leader.” Yet when a little girl does the same, she risks being branded “bossy.” Words like bossy send a message: don’t raise your hand or speak up. By middle school, girls are less interested in leading than boys—a trend that continues into adulthood. Together we can encourage girls to lead.

*I had the hardest time spelling that word for some reason, and one of my mis-spelled and typoed attempts was “bureaucrazy”, which I think is sort of better anyway.

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Big Moments of 2013

I have to say, I typically hate New Year’s Eve. The expectations are just too high! Everyone hopes for a romantic, sparkly, epic party to go to, and more often than not it’s a disappointment leading to a hangover.

One of the things I love about this time of the year, though, is the time for reflection. While I look forward to 2014 and all it will bring (weddings! puppies! honeymoons!), I’m realizing what a transformative year 2013 was for me, my friends, and my family.

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Here are some of the bigger moments of 2013:

  1. I went full time in my job, and set more of a focus on my career.
  2. I said goodbye to my Grandpa.
  3. I watched my little brother get married!
  4. It snowed! …very little.
  5. I watched Kyle finish his first (and potentially last?) Olympic-Length Triathlon.
  6. Perhaps less exciting than a triathlon, but I got a bike!
  7. My family completed the Pole Pedal Paddle in Bend!
  8. I took part in the Rose Festival Dragon Boat Races.
  9. I hit 4 years of blogging with WordPress
  10. I finally hiked Dog Mountain and made more of an effort to get outside this summer.
  11. I drew fun chalk things, worked with amazing clients, and further developed my design chops.
  12. And of course one of the biggies, I got engaged to a wonderful guy!

I just keep coming back to how lucky I am, how loved I am, and how much I have to look forward to. Here’s to a great new year, and a wonderful ending to 2013.

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Manic Monday

Hi there, friends!

So this weekend was nothing short of wonderful. I celebrated 15 years of friendship with my dear friend, I went to see Gravity with my guy (it was soooo amazing) and I saw Kyle compete in another cyclocross race. I’m feeling rested and ready for the week for once!

Enjoying some beers (and a pretty great coaster!)

Enjoying some beers (and a pretty great coaster!)

On that note, here are some links I’d like to share:

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Manic Monday

Happy Monday, my friends!

This weekend, Kyle finished an Olympic length Triathlon! It was incredibly impressive, and I’m really proud of him.

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So this is looking to be a busy week! I’ve got a number of wedding venues to visit, some friends to catch up with, and book club with my ladies! I’m looking forward to it, but also am anticipating being very busy. Also, did you know that wedding venues are all apparently booked up for every good summer weekend ever? Yeah, I guess I missed the memo that told everyone to get on booking their dates starting in Junior High. Anyway, wish us luck!

Here are some fun links for your week! This is an extra long list because I’ve been having difficulty with my blog reader (Feedly!) and have done some much-needed catching up in the past few weeks.

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