Vacation Review: Miami, FL & Jacksonville, FL

I took somewhat of a hiatus on blog posting when baby HM was born, but it has been five months and we are back! We took two vacations since Seattle: Miami, FL for Nathan to compete in the MiamiMan Triathlon like I did in 2013, and Jacksonville, FL for a beach trip with our neighbors. Miami, Florida We traveled to Miami with my parents in November 2014.  We stayed at…

June 14, 2015
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An Epic Hawaiian Vacation

May 1, 2012

  After an exhausting week and a not-so-productive weekend, I think I have finally recovered from what was an EPIC 11-day trip to Hawaii.  The weather was a perfect 80 degrees and sunny (until the last day), the trip was adventure-packed, and the scenery was beautiful.  And in the end, I think I would fit in quite well there… Thursday, April 12 4 AM wake-up call for a 5 AM…

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A Very Turkey Vacation

November 27, 2009

A TON has gone on in the past two months! Firstly, I would like to share the good news that I was asked by Phillip and Evie to join them when Phillip moves the competition horses down south to Aiken, South Carolina mid-January to late March. It is a pretty huge deal to have them ask me to continue working with them, so I’ve got to step it up to…

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Onward and Upward

Today I concluded my summer job of exercising horses in the Clifton/Fairfax Station area. I met some really great people and feel really happy to have made such great connections (future job possibilities…?). I also found out what a small world it is and what an even smaller horse world it is. It turned out by chance that I was exercising horses owned by the mother of one of the…

July 31, 2009
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Myrtle Beach Pre-Graduation Trip!

This week (Sunday May 17-Wednesday May 20) was spent in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. My housemates at Salem and I decided to take a pre-graduation beach trip since we had a week of free time between final exams and the actual graduation ceremony.  After a bit of hotel research, we decided on the Sandcastle Resort at the Pavilion.  This hotel was actually fairly nice considering they had “student rates.”  Previous…

May 21, 2009
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