My Giant Photo Organization Project

My Giant Photo Organization Project

Yesterday I began a huge project: Organizing our photos. We have thousands of images saved in boxes and hard drives throughout every room of our house. It seems like an impossible to task to pull all of these photos into one library, but it’s going to happen. Zach and I are renters. That means that every couple of years, we have to pack up everything we own and move to a new house. In fact,...

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I am a huge dork.

I am a huge dork.

I’m a Star Wars man, myself. I don’t *hate* Star Trek, and when I was growing up, I spent a lot of time watching The Next Generation with my mom. I love Picard; I love Kirk (and I don’t know any of the other captains). Still, one particular part of Star Trek has long been a thorn in my side: Lieutenant Worf. Well, not him personally, but the fact that his species (the Klingons)...

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Homesick

Homesick

I started my new job on January 28 and since then I’ve been living in Austin. Fortunately, my boss has been very understanding about how difficult it can be to live in two cities. She’s even given me permission to work remotely when I feel the need to. But at home in Houston, I have a hard time focusing enough to be truly productive during the day. I get distracted by laundry,...

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Sam the Sheepdog

Sam the Sheepdog

Zach and I welcomed a new pup to our pack a couple of weeks ago. His name is Sam — a Great Pyrenees/Blue Heeler mix. Pictures prove Sam may just be the cutest thing on four paws since … well, since Leia was that age. Sam came to ¬†us by way of Zach’s mom. A friend of hers adopted Sam before finding out the pup is deaf. The friend really didn’t want a deaf dog, so we took...

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To eternity AND BEYOND!

To eternity AND BEYOND!

Our vows are said. Our rings are on. We’re beginning life together. The honeymoon won’t be happening until January, but we’ve made this week a sort of “mini-moon.” We’ve been meeting for lunch a lot, and we’ll go out for coffee tomorrow. In the near future, this web site will get a redesign (by my lovely wife (She’s my wife!!!!)) to more broadly...

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Highs and lows

Highs and lows

Yesterday was an incredibly difficult day. It started off well. Z and I both had work holiday parties to attend. It was so fun and we both ate way too much. After everyone had eaten, my coworkers surprised me with an impromptu wedding shower! Of course, I cried. And tried to share with them how much I appreciated them bearing with me for the last month of wedding craziness. They are truly...

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