La Cava

A Tale of Two Tequila Shots

Please join me once again in welcoming the amazing, death-defying Elizabeth as my special guest! JENN: So, tequila. Walt Disney World. Walt Disney World. Tequila. I think the connection is obvious. ELIZABETH: And the first time you chickened out! JENN: This is true. Let the record show that Elizabeth is twice the man I am. ELIZABETH: It was a good place to have a first tequila shot, though. JENN: And it was in La Cava del Tequila in Mexico, of course. So that was your first one? ELIZABETH: Yep! I’d had margaritas, but nothing with straight tequila. JENN:  I...

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In Which Jenn Shares a Discount Code for the Color in Motion 5K

I kept meaning to include this in the week in review. Except I didn’t. Obviously. So now it gets its own post! The people from the Color in Motion 5K sent me this email awhile ago: Right now, we are offering a special entry price for $30! If you have a friend register using the code “MOREFUN”, then they’ll get that awesome discount and you’ll both get a pair of our basic sunglasses for FREE! This offer is only valid when they register with the code, so make sure they do! When you come to packet pickup, we’ll hook...

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In Which Jenn is the Only Person On Earth with Candlelight Processional Reservations

I’ve mentioned previously that I’m taking my mom to Walt Disney World in December in our first trip together since 1998. Allow me to outline my plan: I organize a trip so amazing that my mom informs my dad that they have been making a mistake all these years, disbelieving my claims that WDW is awesome, and that more trips must be made with all haste. My dad agrees to go to Walt Disney World again in the next year or so. My WDW hotel bill for one trip is reduced to 1/3. Unless we want to get REALLY...

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Eddie Izzard running

Fairest Week in Review: 8/26

Hello, humans! In case you weren’t aware, Moon’s mother has been in the hospital, and I haven’t wanted to bug her about the whole blogging thing while clearly more pressing matters are at hand. That’s why you’ve been suffering through my solo efforts so long! However, the most recent update (as of this evening) is that the situation has improved somewhat, and thus I’m optimistic that she’ll be able to drop in this week for at least one post. Regardless, I do hope you’ll stick with me in the interim! I know, I know, our entire shtick kinda rests...

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Donald Duck wine

It’s a Coconut Water Battle Royale!

Jenn is still in charge! Fear for your lives! There has been much buzz in the running community of late about coconut water as a wonderful alternative to traditional energy drinks like Gatorade or Powerade – coconut water has naturally occurring electrolytes, carbohydrates, and potassium, with none of the weird preservatives and added sugars. Perfect for a runner’s hydration! But of course there’s always a catch. And the catch here is this: no one seems to be able to drink it. Oh, I exaggerate. Lots of people drink it. But they don’t seem to like it. Most of the...

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Harambe

In Which Jenn & Elizabeth Have the Best Day in Disney’s Animal Kingdom EVER!

JENN: Today I would like to introduce my fantastic pinch hitter, Elizabeth, another victim I have dragged to Walt Disney World on numerous occasions. ELIZABETH: Willing victim! What? No, Jenn didn’t take this photo in Epcot’s Norway pavilion. Liz just always wears that hat. JENN: Incidentally, she seems to have been conditioned from birth to act as my ideal traveling companion. She stays out late, gets up early, will ride just about anything, and – this is the most important one – WALKS FAST. ELIZABETH: It’s all because you have everything PLANNED, which I love. Planning sucks. JENN: See?...

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Riker runs

The Fairest Week in Review: 8/19

Hi guys! Still me for the time being, I’m afraid. Moon’s mom is still having medical issues so I’m holding down the fort. She does tell me she managed to sneak in a 1.25 mile run, so girl is keeping it going. Send good vibes her way! 🙂 Okay, let’s see. My training this week went fine, except for the part where I flew off the treadmill, but really that was fine too. Although now I’m kicking myself for not titling that post “You Can Fly, You Can Fly, You Can Fly Off the Treadmill.” Wasted opportunity! It’s been...

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Treadmill

In Which Jenn Bites It Off the Treadmill

Oh, hey! Jenn here. Again. Remember that time I said that for the next post Moon would be back? I swear when I said it I wasn’t lying, but I’m afraid she’s out of commission for a bit longer. She’ll have a triumphant return, that much I can guarantee! In the meantime, I’m afraid you’re going to have to hang with me a little while longer.  But fear not; I am more than willing to expose myself to ridicule for your entertainment. I’ve mentioned that the apartment in my gym sucks, right? I’m pretty sure I have. It’s small...

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Cinderella Castle

In Which Jenn Discusses the “Fine, Don’t Come” Mentality

Story time! Store 1: Once I was standing in the kitchenette of my former place of employment when two other employees came in. One mentioned something about Walt Disney World, and the other began a long rant about why he hated the place – the crowds, the lines, the prices: you know, the classics. And he seemed so PROUD of himself when he said it, like he had cracked some sort of code or something. The secret to happiness is to simply not go to Walt Disney World. Now go forth and enjoy life, good people! I kept my...

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Epcot

The Fairest Week in Review: 8/12

Good morning, campers! Jenn here. Moon is unfortunately experiencing some familial issues, so I’m taking over. Not permanently, mind you! Not even for very long: I’m in charge of today and most likely tomorrow. Then Moon comes back and the universe rights itself again. Wait, don’t go! I know it’s not as much fun without her, but if you hang around I promise to compensate with some WDW trip planning. Mmmmmm, trip planning. I love knowing there is more of this in the near future. But first, to business. Um… training went pretty well for me this week. On...

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