Goodbye Summer!

Summer is officially over. (Well…at least for teachers.) It has been a whirlwind of a summer, so I will post a little recap of what I have been up to this last month. First off….

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I got married! It was a great day with just close friends and family. We decided to get married at Miami University in Ohio, where we both went to school. Planning a wedding from afar was a little challenging, but I am so glad we picked our old college. We had a lot of fun visiting our old favorite places. The old buildings on campus made for nice locations that required minimal decorating.

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There were also beautiful gardens on campus for pictures.

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Then, after the wedding, we headed back to Jersey and left for our honeymoon to….

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BORA BORA! It was a very long flight, but worth every minute. It is exactly like the pictures and what you see on TV – absolutely perfect.

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We stayed in one of the over-water bungalows with our own deck. There was coral right under the bungalow which made for amazing snorkeling. The water was a beautiful clear turquoise.

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I ate and drank a lot and didn’t run at all. I did ride a bike once, though! I figured I can run more marathons in the future, but I probably won’t be back to Bora Bora. It was a nice little break too. Really, once you are in Bora Bora, you just feel like relaxing all the time. It’s paradise – literally.

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Now, the fun is over. Back to work. I can’t complain too much though. It was the greatest summer of all time. Besides, I do actually enjoy teaching. But not only is it school time, but a new semester of grad school starts today, and marathon training is really getting intense now. Time to step it up!

How are you handling the end of summer?

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