Tag Archives: Bethany Rein

… and Kickboxing

I learned an important lesson about international travel a few weeks ago: One should always end a long day of traveling with a bit of kickboxing. You didn’t know that lesson?  Well, truly … I didn’t either.  But the estimable … Continue reading

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A tale of two trees

A heart-breaking tribute to two shade-providing and much loved trees in St. Paul, as Bethany contemplates just how big the AC bill is going to be this summer … and if she can plant cacti in the side garden. Continue reading

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Year in review

A “year in review” post indicates that there’s plenty to sum up. However, a glance at the history of this blog makes it look like that might be a reach.  One post in August hardly seems worthy of year that … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Blue

“Blue” gets a bad rap.  For example, people talk about feeling blue when they are sad.    A recent trip to Mexico showed me all of this blue, and “sad”  wasn’t the defining emotion.  😀

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun

After a winter in Scotland, standing on Coumeenole Beach (near Slea Head on the Dingle Peninsula in Western Ireland) in the bright, spring sunshine made me think that perhaps the damp little corners of my soul just might dry out, after … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Journey

“Journey” is a familiar word. You could say I’ve got the wanderlust. After college, I moved to Scotland (where I had the opportunity to get a student work visa). When my visa was up, I backpacked for almost six weeks … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Arranged

“Arranged” is a concept with a few different connotations.  Taken one way, it can mean that something is purposefully controlled and ordered in a way that may not be totally genuine or natural.  And yet, “arranged” can also be indicative … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Through

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I don’t often participate in the Weekly Photo Challenge, but have been neglecting my blog here in lieu of the stuff that pays me.  (Logical, but not always as fulfilling…).  This prompt caught my eye, since the concept of how … Continue reading

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