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a certain gal and the intrepid fellow || Weekend roundup

It was the winter of 2012. The snow began on a Thursday, late in the evening. It didn’t stop for two days. Students everywhere rejoiced at forced school closings. Commuters cringed at icy roads and careless drivers. Backs broke while removing the thick, heavy snow. And a certain gal in Denver coped by concocting some […]

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a holiday at home || Christmas roundup

Christmas time was here. And then it wasn’t…really quickly. It’s like a drive-by holiday: arrives before you expect it, happens within a blink, and then has disappeared and two days more have past in a matter of seconds. The Semenoff clan spent the holiday at home, mostly in our pajamas, watching really Christmasy movies like […]

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the little blue dot || fancy phone navigation

Whilst on a road trip that covers four states and deals with New York City traffic of heart-stopping proportions all in one day, one really hopes ones fancy phone won’t have an existential crisis wherein the little blue blinking navigational dot jumps 20 miles off course with no explanation, warning, or knowable fix. That would […]

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the tetons, Shakespeare || Yellowstone vacation

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears. OK, that’s enough Shakespeare for one night. A girl can only take so much. This weekend I was up in Yellowstone camping and exploring and absorbing the absolutely beautiful land up there. If you’ve never been I implore you to go as soon as possible. It’s rejuvenating, inspiring […]

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from red eye to princeton || East Coast roundup

Hello, friends. It’s been too long. How is everyone doing? I have returned from the east in one piece (that almost rhymes if you don’t pronounce t‘s which, from what I hear, Coloradans don’t), a little more tired, a little more experienced, and a lot more grateful for getting to dive further into the world […]