Tag Archives: Austin

Back of the Pack

Last week, Eric and I ran the Cap10K, which was a fun time except at the end when it was next to impossible to get a damn banana after running 6 miles, and I thought I might collapse before I … Continue reading

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No Mercy: We Play Laser Tag

I work in a pretty fun office where we regularly have team outings to go do something fun and connect as a group.  I like that a lot about our office, and I particularly think that when you work in … Continue reading

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Sunshine and Snow Days

For all my friends in Cleveland, Boston, Buffalo, Louisville, this is what a snow day looks like in Texas: And I’m not bragging because I KNOW, okay?  But the forecast was predicting rain all night and temperatures in the 20s, … Continue reading

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Texas Toast Jam

Last weekend, I went with Eric to Texas Toast Jam, which is maybe his favorite event in Austin.  It’s a BMX bike event that lasts all weekend, though I was only forced able to make it to two days.  I … Continue reading

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Big Data

When I was a teacher, I hated it when people talked about data. I hated it because I taught writing, which was difficult to quantify, and I hated it because I like kids as people, so I hate the act … Continue reading

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Like Riding a Bike

This weekend, I’m going to do my first ever bike race.  I feel like “race” is misleading, as speed isn’t really my goal.  I am quite sure that little children will beat me across the finish line, and that is … Continue reading

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Real Estate Porn.

I’m not sure where I first heard the term “real estate porn,” but it’s been an apt description of what I’ve been doing for the last few weeks.  Searching postings on Craigslist, meeting with apartment locators, posting my own ad … Continue reading

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