Monthly Archives: June 2011


I’ve been doing some thinking. About places, and belonging to them. It’s not a new process for me; the last few years I’ve been searching for a place to call home, a place where I would feel like I belonged. … Continue reading

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Weekend round-up

So I was NOT inspired to sign up at the last minute for Ironman, and spend my Sunday running, swimming and biking my way 140.6 miles around Coeur d’Alene. I DID watch the athletes run, swim and bike their way … Continue reading

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Coeur d’Alene Ironman

So this weekend is the Coeur d’Alene Ironman. I’ve volunteered almost every year of its existence (I believe it started in 2003). I was out of town a year or two, and one year I just watched, but otherwise I’m … Continue reading

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Different place, same routine

So now that I’m off the road and stopped in one place, my Phoenix routine has reestablished itself. I’m working from dawn to bedtime again. I have taken a couple of breaks to meet friends for drinks and coffee, but … Continue reading

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Coeur d’Alene

Well, the movie is MIA, so I transcribed normal tapes instead today. Learned tons about the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Watched Rory McIlroy win the US Open (I’m not a golf fan, but it was hard not to cheer for that … Continue reading

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Made it!

I’m safely in Coeur d’Alene. Will try to find time to blog about the rest of my trip tomorrow, but I have to close-caption a movie first. Hopefully it’s both interesting AND has lots of music and action and no … Continue reading

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Redwoods and beaches and wine country, oh my!

Greetings from the Oregon Coast, one of my favorite places on the planet. I said a sad goodbye to Adrienne and left Alameda at dawn’s crack to beat the traffic, and found myself in Sonoma County before I could say … Continue reading

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