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South America Adventure - Part I - Phoenix/Quito

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Oh boy, let's tackle the South America trip.

Meghan brought up Peru a few months before and wanted to go on a trip before she started grad school. We're both avid travelers but had never traveled together, so it was time. We booked our flights to Quito from Phoenix, so I had to get to AZ first.

Just in time for Friday night dinner with my favorite ladies at my favorite place. Terrible food photo, but man, I love Postino.

And I love Holly, Shannon, and Meghan.

Meghan used to live right next to the airport, but she had moved to a place far away. Not that far, but you know. I don't think we got much sleep, and then Kim got up crazy early to drive us back to the airport on Saturday morning. Off to Houston. Sleepy and delirious.

The Houston airport is full of old televisions.

And donuts.

And now, to Quito! We'd been taking altitude sickness meds for a bit at this point, and it makes you feel weird. We were so giggly.

We landed in Quito late Saturday night and went straigh…

The Rest of May Adventures

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I'd heard summer in Utah is wonderful, and I started to get a glimpse of that towards the end of May. I even went to the Patagonia outlet to get some outdoor gear (mostly just a backpack) to get into the outdoors. Who am I?

And then one day after work I decided to do a short little hike up Ensign Peak. It was pretty.





One night Amber and I tried to catch a film during the Mexican Film Festival at the Broadway, but the start time on the website was wrong, and we got there 45 minutes late. Boo. We had dinner at Copper Onion instead.

Then finally, 11 weeks after ordering, my beloved custom sofa was delivered! I've now had it for 6 months and I'm still just as in love. So are my friends - some have declared they'd like to marry it.

I wanted to stay home and sit on my couch that night, but I had tickets instead to see those girls from Haim rock out. And that they did.


A little Ruby Snap cookie action one night. Celisse had moved in with me temporarily around this time, and o…