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Monthly archive September, 2010

Dreaming About… Pasta?

The fitness plan continues and I swear, everywhere I turn, something is reminding me of a food I am not allowed to eat right now and shouldn’t want to eat ever- commercials, ads, Facebook statuses, even driving down the road!  McDonald’s breakfast.  Thick, juicy hamburgers.  Onion rings. Ice cream sundaes. Pepperoni and sausage pizza.  Pasta....

Courtney vs. the Last Ten Pounds

And so the battle to lose the baby weight continues…  I’m still ten pounds away from where I started so long ago.  Work has become ever more busy as I’m now occasionally putting in nights or weekends at the “office” to get work done, which has meant time for the gym has been minimal, I’ve...

Mythstarters: Adobe Reader

The Adobe Reader is one of the most popular and frequently used software programs on the average user’s personal computer, so much so that the software writers have seen fit to make our lives easier by automatically installing a shortcut for their program to our desktop.  Despite the fact that this software automatically launches anytime...

Experiments with Lobsters

This is a long overdue post, so you have to go back in time a little bit.  Right after we returned from San Francisco, the three of us were wandering through the grocery store and I was searching for inspiration.  As I walked past the seafood, I glanced over at the case, something I almost...

Mythstarters: TO and Ochocinco

Cincinatti Bengals wide receivers Terrell Owens and Chad Ochocinco are actually twins separated at birth.  Look at the facts:  they both excel at the wide receiver position, they both whine excessively about their lot in life, and they both have a ridiculous reality show airing on VH1, occupying adjacent time slots.  If you need more...

A Few Days in Vegas

We just returned home from Vegas – our second trip to the west coast in five weeks.  Riley was, again, an angel on the plane and if we were paying for seats for him, he’d have enough points on AirTran for an upgrade to business class now.  We went to visit my parents who have...

Baby’s First Trip to Vegas

Mythstarters: The USMLE Myth

All you need to do to pass any of the three steps of the United States Medical Licensing Exam is put on a charming smile and say, “Trust me, I’m a doctor.”  The correct answers will then quickly blink so that you may select them and quickly finish your exam.

45 Applications Later…

We have 2 sitters “hired.”  We’ve interviewed them, let Riley meet them, and explained all our needs/wants/schedules to them and they are on board.  It’s nice having two people that we feel we can trust a phone call or text message away.  We might just go out on a date on Sunday to celebrate.  For...