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A Trek Down To Joshua Tree National Park

Achievement: #86. Joshua Tree Stargazing

While out on our yearly trip to the west coast, we took a detour south to visit Joshua Tree National Park for some stargazing and hiking. While we experienced some complications, we got to see some lovely sights as well. Check it out! Continue reading

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Riding The GAP: Connellsville To Rockwood

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

Day 2 of the GAP Trail: all the rain, hills, and anger you could ever ask for, in a single 47-mile package! Continue reading

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Our Extreme Weather-Themed Drink Night (with embarrassing video!)

Achievement: #16. Watch Michael’s Favorite Movies | #65. 4 Theme Drink Nights

You know when people say, ‘be careful what you wish for, you just might get it?’ Well, surely you will remember last week when I was talking about how much I love earthquakes and kind of sort of miss them. … Continue reading


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A Lifesize “Mousetrap” At The Carnegie Science Center

Achievement: #91. Go to the Science Center

In keeping with our ‘back in the old days’ theme of the week, we stopped into the Carnegie Science Center this Monday to check out the changes since we’d last been (estimated some time in the early 2000s) and see … Continue reading

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Murray Avenue Restaurant Challenge: Ka Mei (And A Fortuneless Fortune)

Achievement: #2. Eat at every restaurant on Murray Ave

It was a dark and stormy night… No really, it was! It started out breezy and lovely, but just as we found parking on a side street off of Murray Avenue, the skies opened and one of the most torrential … Continue reading

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Scenes From The Snowpocalypse

Achievement: #88. Dance inappropriately in 8 Pittsburgh locations | #89. Take pictures in the snow

I am a winter person. Michael puts up with my winter-love, although as he is Chief Shoveler, I don’t think he has quite the same affinity. That being said, we spent a year and a half in Southern California, where … Continue reading

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