Author Archives: jenswindle

Done and done and undone

So I’m done. The goals didn’t all get done, but I am done with this set of goals. And can I just say I am so relieved? It has been really fun, but I have felt a little tied down … Continue reading

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Commencing sugar coma… now.

15 down. Players: Me, Russell, Erin, Jane, Eric, Mala and Nat. They had everything maple you can imagine: maple syrup, bourbon maple syrup, maple bbq sauce, maple candy, maple cotton candy, maple cream (wow!), maple popcorn, maple tours, maple tapping … Continue reading

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Ó, guð vors lands! Ó, lands vors guð!

Four more down! Players: Me, Jane, Erin, Sharon, Judy, Dustin, Eric and Justin I cannot say enough good things about Iceland. I will publish pictures when I get them from Eric. They are beautiful. Quick run down, since a recap … Continue reading

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“At first I was afraid; I was petrified.”

Ten down. Really ten point five with the school thing… Players: Me, by its nature it had to be so I sang. In front of people. By myself for about 10 seconds. I sang Karaoke. Now, you may not count … Continue reading

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a lost art

Don’t you hate getting bills in the mail? I do. What I hate worse is getting credit card offers. And that is pretty much all that ever comes my way through the postal service. Saturday I got a book I’d … Continue reading

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Focusing my efforts

Ok. So I haven’t crossed anything off since November. I know, I am slacker. Let’s be honest, the holidays are a time of slacking on everything but cookie eating. But here we are three weeks into the new year, and … Continue reading

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maple and a trim

What am I on? Seven? I think this makes seven down. Players: Jane Madsen and me Locale: Burlingon, Vermont This is Jane. Not on our trip, but from FB. This is vermont. Also not from our trip, but from Google … Continue reading

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jen vs. o-chem: let the battle begin

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a mighty woman with a torch

Six down. Players: me and the Mother of Exiles Lady Liberty is gorgeous and worth all 315 steps. And I must say, after reading about how she came to our sea-washed, sunset gates, I feel that what we are missing … Continue reading

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much ado about a fountain

Five down. Player: Me Photographer: Russell I had envisioned this moment very Benedict in Much Ado About Nothing. You remember the scene. He is kicking up his heels and making a glorious show of dancing in a fountain just after … Continue reading

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