Pho & an engagement party

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Another solid weekend in the books (although if I’m being honest, I really, really could do without all this rain that keeps coming down…..weatherweatherrainblahblahblahshutupAshley). To bring in the weekend, Jon and I had a date at one of our favorite Brighton restaurants, Pho, on Friday night. Pho (the actual dish), for those interested makes it …

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bits and pieces

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Every few weeks it’s nice to cull photos from my phone. I would call this “weekend bits”, but that would be disingenuous since these photos are anywhere from a day or two to two weeks old….so bits it is! England seems to have fallen back into that pattern again where it rains and is miserable …

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Summer’s resurgence

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Okay, this has to be the end. I mean it. I’m pretty sure summer has to be on its way out now. After a glorious week of sunshine that returned following last weekend’s autumnal temperatures, and a fantastically sunshiney, warm weekend, the sun seemed to disappear in the span of a windy few hours, and …

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Did I tell you this happened?

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We went laser gun shootin’ at a hybrid laser tag/paintball place the weekend before last. It was bananas. So fun, and uh, it turns out that Jon’s countless hours playing mind-numbing shooter games makes him really good at hiding behind trees and (fake) missiles and stuff. I….was not so good. But we both bruised up …

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Over the weekend

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Two solid weekends, rain free. Whaaat? I know. Awesome. High fives England. This weekend we had some solid hang-outs with friends. Drinks and an unexpected jazz band at a local bar on Friday night (that was far too loud and kept conversation to a minimum, unfortunately), a lazy Saturday that involved trekking up to Tesco’s …

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