Monthly Archives: March 2011

Back to the Grind

After the fun weekend and excitement of the marathon, it’s been tough to come back to work and get things done. I had a huge pile of work waiting for me when I got back, including my Stats IV midterm … Continue reading

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I’m Addicted

I have to admit something. I have a serious addiction. For awhile I was living in denial, thinking my problem wasn’t really as bad as it was, but the time has come to face it. I have to have it … Continue reading

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Fashion Fridays Mondays: Outlet Shopping

Today’s Fashion Friday Monday post is about outlet shopping. The closest outlet malls to Charlottesville are Potomac Mills south of D.C. and the Premium Outlets in Williamsburg. They both have some great stores. Potomac Mills has all of the usuals … Continue reading

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Shamrock Marathon-26.2 miles of fun in the sun

The Shamrock Marathon was such a blast!!! I finished in 4 hours 25 min, which definitely isn’t my best time, but I’ll take it. The course was actually a bit more difficult than they claim it is. It is all … Continue reading

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Pre-race Preparation

The marathon is tomorrow!! So far I’ve had a great time in Virginia Beach and have been so lucky with the weather. The temps yesterday held steady at around 80 degrees all the way from Charlottesville to the beach. I … Continue reading

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Carb loadin’ and bloatin’

“At some point in the marathon, the distance is greater than the human ability to physically transcend it.” –Amby Burfoot This quote speaks to the difficulty (and scariness!) of running a marathon. Although this is only my third marathon and … Continue reading

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Luck of the Irish

Happy St. Patty’s Day!!! I won’t be able to get over to a bar for a drink as I teach today (today’s class is on structural-functionalist perspective of social stratification and cultural/social capital theories, yeaaaya), but maybe I’ll stop by … Continue reading

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