Monthly Archives: April 2014

To my homeland we went

In March, Neil and I were fortunate to travel to Las Vegas to see his best friend get married. After witnessing a lovely ceremony and celebrating with a wild night out that included watching my husband win an air guitar contest (not exaggerating here…), we set out for southern Utah, my homeland. I usually return […]
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Musings from the sky

It’s a Sunday evening in April. From the window seat of a Boeing 747, I gaze out at the Pacific Ocean. Unlike all other objects in sight, the ocean grows all the more expansive as the altitude of the plane increases above Los Angeles. I see the reflection of Liza Copeland’s Cruising for Cowards below […]
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The king and queen of carbs

We love bread. I mean we really, really love bread. We’re not crazy about regular sliced bread and sometimes struggle to finish the loaves we rarely buy, but we LOVE artisan breads and homemade rolls. For a number of reasons, until recently, I had not baked bread since we moved aboard in July. We have […]
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Dinner in the cockpit

Tonight was the first night of the year that the temperature didn’t keep us bundled below for dinner. It was cool out (55°F), but Neil conceded to my request to eat in the cockpit, even though he was cold (another win for my “please-please-please-eager-face” – thank you, my husband). Enjoying dinner in the cockpit is […]
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