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The Grad Student Gift Guide

The holiday season starts out pretty rough for us grad students. An epic whirlwind of reading, papers, final exams, and to-the-brink stress is what awaits us after Thanksgiving, instead of the shopping and sleigh rides and hot-cocoa-fueled ice skating winter … Continue reading

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Christmas Recap and Pepparkakor (Ultimate Christmas Cookie)

Hello! Happy Boxing Day! Hope you all had happy Christmases and are continuing to enjoy some time with loved ones as we await the new year.  We had a nice little celebration at home here with just the two of … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

  Offerings to Mary outside of St. Aloysius Church in Spokane, Washington.    

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On My “To Read” List

My wonderful husband gave me a Nook for Christmas, and I’ve been agonizing over the books to buy and upload to it.  I plan to mostly read during runs on the treadmill and other cross-training while I continue marathon training … Continue reading

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Craven Craisin Granola

The sights, sounds, and smells are what lets me know that the holidays are truly upon us.  For me, the holidays have always been characterized by singing along to Mariah Carey’s Christmas album while eating pickled fish and baking delicious … Continue reading

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