Author Archive: GrainandLace

In the Bleak Midwinter… February 2016

February brought changes at work as we saw our 3 person department  become 2. Our friend and work mate left us for a 2 week trip to Brazil before heading to China for a 1 year teaching contract. While some…
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Capital One Venture – A Response to Nomadic Matt

We both read a lot of Nomadic Matt. As a well-respected travel blogger, both his trips abroad and success  are inspiring to us. That said, when he wrote this post on the Capital One Venture card, we both had a…
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I Finally Have a Base Tan – August 2015

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Hello, fellow travelers! Laine’s August Recap: After a summer spent preparing for weddings, spending time with family, and going to concerts, things have finally settled down for me. So much so, that I was able to lay by the pool…
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The Majesty of a One Direction concert as an … Adult?

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Being an adult at a One Direction concert is a confusing experience. Now 28 and 25, neither of us intended to become fans, and that journey is a story for another day. I don’t think anyone starts liking One Direction…
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