2013 in Review

2013 was quite a year. I returned to Florida after of a year of working in Honolulu. I completed three half marathons. I reconnected with friends throughout the world courtesy of my unbelievable job.  I tried my hand at some new activities. I even added some new cities to my travel map. Some may second guess my decision to move back to the East Coast, but some times the hardest decisions can truly lead to the happiest results. Collecting my thoughts took longer than I thought, but I hope to make this a new tradition, to honor the folks who help make my life so wonderful!

923545_10151594401811774_786362276_nSome of my Ladies of Aloha on my last night in Honolulu!

~ January ~
kicked up Pixie Dust in Disneyland for the first time.

~ February ~
Team Baberaham Lincoln got dubbed Rock ‘n’ Roll Royalty in NOLA.

~ March ~

Visited Amsterdam!

~ April ~

I finally returned to Paris & ran the Seine!

72180_10151594401841774_1271493922_nI bid ‘aloha’ to Honolulu & returned to the mainland.

~ May ~

941771_10151628178576774_1915540043_nI finally attended Star Wars Weekend!

~ June ~

Rediscovered the glory that is Dublin!

~ July ~

Tried out Standup Paddle Boarding at Wekiva Springs

~ August ~

1184993_10151796947186774_800073588_nReunited with High School Pals in Las Vegas!

~ September ~

I turned 34 & celebrated with my best girls!

My beautiful sis & I ran the Rock ‘n’ Roll Montreal Half!

~ October ~

20131214-153557.jpgMy first Disney Cruise!

20131214-210418.jpgTaking in Mickey’s Not-So-Scary!

~ November ~

I ran away to the circus!

IMG_0964I wined. I dined. I ran.

~ December ~

I attended my first film premiere!

I ran off with The Doctor on New Year’s Eve!

I started remember to pack my nook eReader as well as some paperbacks.

1000556_10151679070506774_851227673_nI need more hammock in my life…

 Some of my books read during my travels and on my off days included:

Returning to flying domestic routes, I had the opportunity to layover and explore many new cities! Even snuck in some new international destinations, too!

1000804_10151696416026774_2032213658_nCheck me out at Duke University!

  • New Orleans (MSY), LA
  • San Diego (SAN), CA
  • Amsterdam (AMS), Netherlands
  • Brussels (BRU), Belgium
  • El Paso (ELP), TX
  • Louisville (SDF), KY – on the day of The Derby!
  • Knoxville (TYS), TN
  • Fort Myers (RSW), FL
  • Pensacola (PNS), FL
  • Raleigh-Durham (RDU), NC
  • Houston (HOU), TX
  • Oklahoma City (OKC), OK
  • Memphis (MEM), TN
  • Las Vegas (LAS), NV
  • Seattle (SEA), WA
  • Tulsa (TUL), OK
  • Phoenix (PHX), AX
  • Austin (AUS), TX
  • Milwaukee (MKE), WI
  • Sarasota-Bradenton (SRQ), FL
  • Tucson (TUS), AZ
  • San Juan (SJU), Puerto Rico

417931_10151619495641774_833919960_nI also resumed my title as the Queen of Florida

  • Jacksonville (JAX)
  • Daytona Beach (DAB) – Yes, I layover at home
  • Orlando (MCO)
  • Tampa (TPA)
  • West Palm Beach (PBI)
  • Fort Lauderdale (FLL) – Where I grew up!
  • Miami (MIA)

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