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    Summer

    by  • June 25, 2007 • California, summer • 3 Comments

    Joel writes: We’re in Spokane, our temporary home for the summer. Sarah is busy working on painting furniture and rooms in my parents’ house; I am working on lots of freelance writing projects and trying to help Sarah get all our stuff organized, including the nightmare that is our filing cabinet and my last two […]

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    The Loving Decision

    by  • June 13, 2007 • California, summer • 0 Comments

    …is a great name for it, really. Today is the 40th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Loving vs. Virginia, which struck down the anti-miscegenation laws that made it illegal for people of different races to marry in many U.S. states. It’s pretty sobering to think that at a time in the recent history […]

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    Memorial Day weekend

    by  • June 1, 2007 • California • 2 Comments

    p0sted by SarahWe had a nice long weekend relaxing in Brookings, Oregon with our friends Andrew and Jess and their baby Jude. It was the first time we’ve gone vacationing with a baby, and it turned out to be both an eye-opening and fun experience. I now have a lot more respect for new parents […]

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    May = Master’s!

    by  • May 17, 2007 • California, summer • 1 Comment

    posted by Joel (and Sarah in parts)Things have been pretty crazy this month. – I graduated with my Masters degree from HSU, finally! The ceremony was a bit damp, but worth going to celebrate this accomplishment. I’m so happy to be done and ready to more on, but I haven’t ruled out continuing on to […]

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    Summer round the corner

    by  • April 16, 2007 • California, summer • 1 Comment

    posted by Sarah I can’t believe how fast things are moving, and as summer approaches so does our time to leave Eureka. In a somewhat fortuitous turn of events, we’ve talked our friends Dave & Anna into moving into our apartment, which is pretty great. I’m glad the place will be inhabited by friends and […]

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    "You’ll find jobs."

    by  • April 5, 2007 • California, summer • 2 Comments

    That’s what everyone’s been saying about China. And by golly, I’m starting to believe them. Thanks to Sarah’s application frenzy this weekend, we’re now in communication with about 5 to 10 universities who are interested in hiring us. Things are starting to happen. It’s hard to know what the best decision is. We don’t have […]

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    Rainy week in Seattle

    by  • March 30, 2007 • California, summer • 0 Comments

    Sarah says: We had a good week up in Seattle last week; Joel attended the annual TESOL conference and I hung out, met up with friends, and shopped for goodies. The weather was dreary and freezing, and this was the first time it’s really struck me that Northern CA really IS warmer, if only incrementally. […]

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