Surviving the Outer Banks: Day Seven

     Today started with a plan to get up at 5 a.m. to see the sunrise on the beach. This is how this scenario actually went:      *Valeri (me) wakes Matthew at 5 a.m.*     *Matthew whines*     “Nooooo. I don’t want to.”     *Valeri rolls her eyes and starts to get up*     *She looks outside and sees […]

Surviving San Francisco – Day Five

     Good afternoon, Ladies and Gentlemen! Matthew here.      We apologize for the delay in posting this, but we were pretty worn from our journey last night, so my body decided you fine people could wait an extra day.      Our last day in San Francisco was a short, but busy one.     After checking out of our […]

Surviving San Francisco – Day One

     Hello! Matthew here. I would like to welcome you to another adventure with the Pearons!      If you’ve joined us before, you know the drill – but if not, just try to keep up. Generally, we try to alternate blog entries, so you hear a bit from both of us, but there are exceptions made […]

Surviving London – Day Thirteen

     Good morning, everyone! This is Matthew with the last of the actual posts of the “Surviving London” series. We hope to do a “What We Learned” wrap-up post about a week from now, just to give a brief synopsis of our overall thoughts. For now, I’m just going to give a brief rundown […]

Surviving London – Day One

Hello and welcome to another exciting adventure with the Pearons!     If you’re reading this, you’ve probably experienced the wilds of Seattle and Kansas City with us (if not, click here), and have an idea of how we do this. We’ll try to trade off who writes the entry each night, or do a joint entry. Sometimes, if […]

Surviving Seattle – Day One

     So, as you probably all know by now, we just got married!  {Yay us!} We’re a pretty stinking awesome couple, so we thought we’d share our adventures in a pretty stinking awesome way; hence this blog – Beauty and the Geek.     Since you’re either bored enough (or insane enough) to be reading these musings of […]