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RinR: Olympic Withdrawals, and the marathon ahead.


I’m a list-maker – I have journals, scratch paper, apps everywhere recording hopes and dreams and chores. But nowhere on any list I’ve ever made did I write “go to … Continue reading

August 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

RinR: Water Polo, Gymnastics, Olympic Park, e mais


Months and months ago, when my smart friends were purchasing tickets for the Olympics, I was still wavering back and forth between spending a few extra weeks in the Bay … Continue reading

August 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

RinR: Olympic Fun – Fencing and Archery, because of course.


So it turns out I am super passionate about sports I have never played, don’t understand, have never even seen before. I lost my MIND watching beach volleyball (and apparently … Continue reading

August 11, 2016 · 3 Comments

RinR: Back to Rio to see Team US-YAY!


What can I possibly say about the last week? Each day has been an adventure, a challenge, a few giggles and awkward moments. As I’m typing this, I’m crying of … Continue reading

August 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Single Challenge


You may have seen these Facebook “challenges” circulating – people ‘daring’ each other to celebrate their spouses or their children, then tag other people. It’s a subtle way to validate what most … Continue reading

July 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

YAYarea Summer 2016 – the basic updates


I am back in California! woooo baby yeah. I won’t be coming home for another year, so I am going ALL OUT. I’ve been to a Giants game, I’ve drank … Continue reading

July 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

RinR: Tchau for now.


Ah, that sweet ‘end of the school year’ exhaustion point we have hit as teachers, where I honestly can’t remember what day it actually is, only how many days until I’m … Continue reading

June 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

RinR: This Week’s Dream


Highlights of the week: One last beach night with the loves. It’s been record low temperatures here in Rio – like high 50s F, which makes us FREAK OUT. I … Continue reading

June 21, 2016 · Leave a comment

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Couldn't figure out why I hadn't heard the timer go off yet. Guess I'm a little distracted by the first day of school coming tomorrow. Doot doot doot looking out my back door. #cariocalifestyle Still in awe over this artwork for #rio2016 !!! Stunning. #soproudtoliveinRio Sunset with big Jesus! Vôlei de praia water cup, Merica coffee cup, California flag out... Starting the lucky stuff early to get ready for tonight's game! Can't wait to see @aprilrossbeach and @kerrileewalsh play for #teamUSA tonight! #soproudtobeanAmerican #soproudtoliveinRio #volleyball #rio2016 Finals in women's archery today at the Sambadrome! Congrats to Korea and Germany and Korea on your medals! I totally cried during the ceremony. So cool to watch people fulfill their dreams!

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