Tag Archive: Thanksgiving

Nov 19 2014

The scale’s got my number

Over the past 4.5 months, my fitness mentors, informal nutrition advisors, Team Sopherocious members & personal cheerleaders have all (wisely & rightly) advised me to ignore the scale. After all, weight-loss is only one of numerous ways to measure the effectiveness of a work-out regimen and/or healthy diet. But when Dr. Darling and I started …

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Nov 24 2011

Traditional WKRP Turkey Drop episode in 30 seconds

Dec 05 2010

Home safe in snowy Sweden

The Swede and I are back in Vikingland after a whirlwind Thanksgiving trip to the US.  We spent about four days in my hometown in northwestern Indiana, four days with extended US family in northeast Ohio, and four days with two of my best friends in New York City. (NYC photos are trickling in to my …

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Nov 21 2010

Getting ready to run the gauntlet…

…that is transatlantic air travel. Dr. Darling and I depart for our Thanksgiving “vacation” in the US in a few hours.  I put quotes around the word vacation because it’s hardly going to qualify as restful or relaxing. Due to assorted family commitments and the Swede’s desire to see some other parts of America besides …

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Nov 29 2008

Thanksgiving with the Buckeyes: Twitter-style

Yeah, I know, this is TOTALLY cheating.  But I also know myself, and this is the only way I’ll ever get around to chronicling the Ohio Roadtrip after the fact.  So, direct from my Twitter timeline*, I present the following entry. Enjoy. On the road to Akron, Ohio. The 12 hours it will take to get there and …

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Nov 24 2005

Thanksgiving: Swedish-style

I wasn’t really expecting to celebrate Thanksgiving today…better known here in Sweden as “Thursday.” But when I wished a Norwegian colleague (the Spanish CEO’s executive assistant) Happy Thanksgiving this morning and told her how thankful I was to have her as a co-worker…she decided it was an excellent occasion to hold a spur-of-the-moment fika (coffee …

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