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Polynesian Paradise

We finally made it on our honeymoon to Tahiti, one of those destinations that delivered on all the hype and expectations. Other than a night on the main island of Tahiti, we stayed on the island Moorea, just a short … Continue reading

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Toronto, Eh?

For our honeymoon (part1), Naomi and I went on our first adventure to Canada, specifically Toronto. Naturally, we had a great time seeing the sights and were impressed with the city, and Canada as a whole. I didn’t realize how … Continue reading

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There have been a lot of fun foodenings in the Poole house over the last few months, so here’s a quick grab-bag of some of the more notable examples of our culinary adventures. We seem to be into a lot … Continue reading

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Exploring New Heights

Last Saturday we decided to go on an exploratory trip to the Heights area of Houston. The area teeters on an interesting line between hipster and wary dilapidation. My favorite find was an antique store with an enormous collection of … Continue reading

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Bachelor Gameathon

Before my recent wedding, (more on that later) the guys threw me the sort of bachelor party befitting our geeky standing; a game-and-movie-athon lasting roughly 30 hours (minus some time for sleep). We tried pairing the movies with games of … Continue reading

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A Splattering of Post-Oscars Thoughts

This year’s Academy Awards were certainly better than last years, but still nothing amazing. The opening monologue with Shatner was beyond lame and continued on past the point of paying attention out of anticipation of something funny happening. After that, … Continue reading

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Almost Made It…Again

Oscars are closing in and I was on a role for a while, but, like last year, saw everything but one. This time it was Le Miserables that I never got around to seeing, but here are my rankings of … Continue reading

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