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2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off – Best Prize Ever!

Today was the College of Education’s 2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off. I got to eat six very tasty chili recipes. I just got an email with a list of the winners for the cook-off and I got a pretty good chuckle at the 3rd place prize. I hope it’s as magnificent as I’ve been imagining… And…

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3 Days in Pisgah National Forest

My friend and I spent three days backpacking the Pisgah National Forest in North Carolina. It was quite an adventure. We headed to Daniel Boone Boy Scout camp where the Northern Art Loeb trailhead is located. The majority of our hike was in the Shining Rock Wilderness area, which basically means none of the trails…

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Jenni the Proud Hunter

This morning around 4, I woke up to some of the loudest crying I have heard from one of our cats. I knew immediately it was Jenni (it sounded like her) but her crying sounded more intense than a normal “I caught a cricket” cry. I thought for sure that she had caught a giant…

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Mora Clipper 840 – Forced Patina

I bought a few products for my upcoming 3-day backpacking trip from Surival Pax and one of them was a much needed knife. The Mora Clipper 840, which has a carbon steel blade, is relatively cheap, and throws a great spark from a firesteel. When I got the knife, the blade had a very shiny…

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Single for a Summer

It’s 5:15PM, Kati just boarded her Air France flight to Paris where she will be spending the next 5 weeks on a study abroad trip. I am really proud that she is taking this step and fulfilling a life long dream. If you want to keep up with her French antics, check out her blog…

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Caption Contest – Betty in the Cabinet

Ok, so I’m going to throw a little caption contest! Kati took this picture this afternoon and I thought it deserves a funny caption, but I have no idea what it should be! If you win, I’ll mail you a Powered by WordPress t-shirt (blue / medium) if you want. Otherwise you’ll just get the…