Thursday, March 24, 2011

V is for…

Volcano, flaming
On our very first date, Keith took me to a Polynesian restaurant and we shared a very potent cocktail called a flaming volcano. It's hard to find restaurants that serve them, we always ask and when we find one we have to have one and reminisce.
See also: liquid relaxation

Virginia Beach
I absolutely loved living in Virginia Beach. It was nice to be able to escape to the beach after work or on a weekend. I also loved the lights set up at Christmastime on the boardwalk. What's not to love about the smell of the ocean and the sound of the waves? Nothing that I can think of, that's for sure.
See also: homes, beach

Since losing my job 1 ½ years ago I've actually had time to volunteer at the school. I enjoy going there each week to help out Summer's teacher. Last year I went every week and I've been doing the same this year. I've also had the opportunity to chaperone a few of Bryce's field trips which was a treat. It feels good to give back, I like getting a little of the inside scoop at the school and it makes me smile. Besides, decorating the classroom bulletin board every month is the closest I'll ever get to designing a window at Barney's!
See also: professional heart attack

This is one of many installments on the ABCs of Me's. Each week I will feature a different letter of the alphabet and a few corresponding entries on yours truly. This project was inspired by a class I took at Big Picture Classes (Me: The Abridged Version) which was based on a book called Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life.

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