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december 31, 2012

HAPPY NEW YEAR!
Daryl, Nick, Conner, Lori, and I camped at Lost Trail tonight and rang in the New Year in style, toasting to all of us moving to Montana this year.

It has been a crazy long year.
I can’t quite wrap my head around everything we’ve done this year.
We moved to Montana.  We spent most of the year camping.  We skied a ton.  We caved a ton.  We moved into our very first place together.  We spent most of the year blissfully unemployed.
I’m working on my usual year in review post and man is it loooong.

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december 24, 2012

Sunset on Christmas Eve. You can’t see in the photo, but it was snowing!

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december 25, 2012

Merry Christmas!

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december 26, 2012

I’m confused. Are you implying you have a Master of Fine Arts in Elk?

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december 27, 2012

Nick made these awesome Salmon croquettes for dinner tonight. Yummy!

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december 28, 2012

A snowy walk home from Liz and Tommy’s tonight.

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december 29, 2012

We finally checked the mail today and got the box of stuff I left in Oregon (including my haul from Powells, the top nine books) and our Christmas presents from my parents (the Joy the Baker cookbook and the Smitten Kitchen cookbook). I love books!

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december 30, 2012

I’ve always hated not knowing exactly how many beans to put in the French press, so today I rewatched this beautiful video from Sprouted Kitchen and pulled out the kitchen scale. It was a perfect cup of coffee.

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december 17, 2012

The deer love my parents apple trees. They are always out there at night, munching on apples. A couple weeks ago my Dad got a great video of a deer standing on its back feet to reach an apple in the tree!

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december 18, 2012

I spent the morning at my favorite Coffee Girl.

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december 19, 2012

A rainy goodbye from Astoria.

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december 20, 2012

My train got into Spokane as scheduled at 12am. However, the Seattle half of our train got delayed and rerouted because of a mudslide in Everett. We finally left at 8am.

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december 21, 2012

While I was in Oregon, Daryl and Nick switched our office into the back room. I really like it!

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december 22, 2012

Todays best latte art.

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december 23, 2012

Santa came a night early with our Christmas Eve gift. New flannel sheets!

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december 10, 2012

This years ornament.

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december 11, 2012

Sideways icicles outside my window.

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december 12, 2012

Settled into my row of seats and set about drinking beer, listening to the Joy The Baker podcast, and writing blog posts.

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december 13, 2012

Multnomah Falls from the train this morning.

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december 14, 2012

Spent the morning next to my favorite river. ❤

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december 15, 2012

If this were yellow, I would currently own it.

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december 16, 2012

Over dressed.

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december 3, 2012

We need a dog.

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december 4, 2012

I made cinnamon ornaments tonight. They smell so good! I decided since this is our first Christmas decorating, every year I’ll make a new decoration. A new tradition for our new life together.

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december 5, 2012

A flower in my coffee.

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december 6, 2012

Opening day at Lost Trail! Conner’s first day skiing! Pow pow!

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december 7, 2012

Snowy night in Missoula! Our house is so perfect for snow.

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december 8, 2012

We went up to Polson today for Hanukkah dinner at Liz’s parents house. I love this moose menorah!

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december 9, 2012

Today we cut down our own Christmas tree then decorated with cinnamon ornaments, carabiners, and a tri of Finnish stars as a topper. I love Christmas!!

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november 26, 2012

Why do we not have our own dog yet?

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november 27, 2012

Daryl, Nick, Conner, Lori, Tommy, Jamie, Ozzy, Debo, and I skinned and hiked up Saint Mary today. It was so beautiful!

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november 28, 2012

Spent the evening baking sugar cookies and watching White Christmas at Lori and Conner’s tonight.

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november 29, 2012

Brunch at The Shack today. Personal bottles of champagne for mimosas, apple-cheddar-cinnamon omelet for me, and huevos rancheros for Daryl. Nom!

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november 30, 2012

Nick made us dinner tonight: brown rice with legumes, roasted butternut squash, and tofu.

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december 1, 2012

After a caving adventure today we stopped by a new brewery, Kootenai River Brewing Company. The beer was great and the food, oh man, the food. Nick and I both got half pound wild Alaskan salmon burgers with garlic cream cheese and Daryl got fish and chips with the biggest hunks of Alaskan cod ever. Oh goodness.

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december 2, 2012

Silly Ozzy!

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november 19, 2012

Healthier choices: soup and salad.

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november 20, 2012

My rainy day soundtrack, always.

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november 21, 2012

Our rather impressive, and extremely delicious, Friendsgiving spread. Oh gosh, so good!

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november 22, 2012

I went folfing with Nick and Conner today. It was so beautiful!

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november 23, 2012

This morning’s Eggnog Latte.

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november 24, 2012

Working on a Saturday means I’m getting paid to knit and drink coffee.

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november 25, 2012

Day one of the 2012-2013 Skison, with almost knee deep pow!