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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 · 1 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 · 4 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 · 1 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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Teachers on Friday. #AUSTRALIA! PreK 3 ready for cupcakes!!! #education #cupcakes #itsawin #risroyals What i wouldn't give to be snuggling up with you @kismetoreo 
So faaaaaaar away. Doesn't humans stay in one plaaaaace anymore. It would be fine to see your face at my door. Oh geez I'm going crazy I'm typing out a song to my dog. She can't read. I don't even think she has a phone. Olympics withdrawal. It's a thing. Just picking out my jams for next weeks high school karaoke fest no big deal but I am going to freaking slay. We have a pic on Instagram. We are now really roommates. @rmleir #rachsquared #dasmyroommate

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