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Well I won't win any consistency awards this month

Sunday, November 18, 2012      6 comments

I AM being consistent with my exercise - ST each morning, walking between 2 to 5 miles most days. I AM being consistent with my nutrition and water - lots of water, aiming for low fat and lean protein and whole grain and fruit or veg each m... Read more

Coldplay concert report

Saturday, November 10, 2012      8 comments

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Where do the lost days go?

Thursday, November 01, 2012      11 comments

We lost Tuesday. We left Seattle on Monday, and arrived in New Zealand on Wednesday. Where did Tuesday go? You can catch up with us on the blog: rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Wooohoooo!!!! Over 200K points!

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      10 comments

Okay, this was my goal before we head out travelling - my time online will be sporadic, depending on where we are. So I wanted to hit 200K points, and while I will still track my fitness and nutrition as much as possible, well, I plan to lighte... Read more

Ode to my second hometown

Sunday, October 14, 2012      12 comments

Just a reminder - our travel blog is up and running. And I'm going camera crazy! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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The blog is up and running, with new entries

Tuesday, September 04, 2012      18 comments

rollingluggagers.blogspo Just a note - I didn't have more than a small taste of Richard's ice cream.... Read more

Travelling is hard on my nutrition tracking

Monday, September 03, 2012      10 comments

I mean, we ate at a West African restaurant today. I had cassava greens over rice - this was one of my favorite meals in Liberia, cassava greens pounded in a mortar and pestle to soften them up, then stewed for hours with some palm oil. Yo... Read more

To all my Sparkie Buddies:

Saturday, September 01, 2012      9 comments

Just wanted to let you know that we leave for our retirement travelling tomorrow (early!) - we're beginning with a farewell tour across the US, and then we fly from Seattle to New Zealand at the end of October. So if you don't see me around... Read more

So there I was dancing at Office Max.......

Wednesday, August 29, 2012      11 comments

You know how some music just makes you DANCE??? You do it subconsciously, the music just gets into your bones and your soul and you dance without thinking - you know that kind of music? Doesn't take too much, I love to dance. (I've danced... Read more

To all of our friends on St. Thomas:

Tuesday, August 28, 2012      10 comments

Dear friends: We love you, and we've had a wonderful 20-25 years with you. And we know that you want to spend time with us before we leave on our travel adventures. But please, can we stop with the meals already? We've had the se... Read more

We survived Isaac, but there's Joyce......

Friday, August 24, 2012      7 comments

and something that is an "area of possible development".........and who knows what else. Such is life in the tropics! We had a fair amount of rain and some wild wind, and spent most of yesterday in our little hotel. Last night we went... Read more

Tropical Storm Isaac is heading toward us

Tuesday, August 21, 2012      10 comments

He'll probably be a hurricane about the time he gets here - only a category 1, so while we may lose power we probably won't lose trees, or roofs, or buildings. Here's the historical track - I had to add an arrow so you have an idea of where... Read more

An evening of JERKS

Sunday, August 19, 2012      10 comments

Jerk #1 - we came to the hotel on Wed. afternoon, and ate at the outdoor restaurant that evening. There was a jerk who was smoking at his table, despite VI code/regulations/law and a clearly marked smoking area (and nonsmoking elsewhere). DH w... Read more

It has been a CRAZY couple of days

Saturday, August 18, 2012      7 comments

You know how sometimes weird and crazy things just happen? This has been the week: Wed.: The guy who moved our furniture came by to move the king-size bed and the huge entertainment center for the lady who bought them. While he was strugg... Read more

Clothes and luggage, part 2

Tuesday, August 14, 2012      8 comments

I realized that after Peace Corps, I managed to travel for three months and diametrically opposed climates with only a large backpack. Not even a giant hiking backpack - no, this was maybe 18" x 24", if that big. I left Liberia, West Afr... Read more

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