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Jamie Thingelstad

#45 | Mar 17, 2018 | Permalink

I returned from my India 🇮🇳 travels on Sunday afternoon, and then began to experience the worst jet lag ✈️, and pure exhaustion, I've ever had. 😴 It took until Thursday for me to stabalize back into something resembling a normal routine. I had a good trip, and will definitely be back, probably in the Fall.

This week marked π day as well. We celebrated at the office and at home. At the office we had 70 pies delivered 🥧, and they were gone plenty fast. At home Tammy continued the tradition of making double pie dinner with Chicken Pot Pie and a cream pie for desert. 🤤

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Before leaving India we took a fun trip to Agra to see the Taj Mahal. In pictures the Taj Mahal often looks like a painting. It looks like that in person to. It was a spectacular palace to see.

Mar 9, 2018 at 9:10 PM
Taj Mahal, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Thursday @ 5:50 PM

My dog Chase got some teeth pulled today and he’s really not pleased about it. 🙁

Thursday @ 5:48 PM

Was great to catch up today with friends and MarketWatch colleagues Anna Klombies and Jim Bernard.

Wednesday @ 3:37 PM

2018 π day shirt!

Wednesday @ 3:12 PM

🥧 #TeamSPS getting reading to celebrate π day!

Sunday @ 4:10 AM

Had a nice layover in Amsterdam. ✈️ Now flipped my clocks back to central time and am looking forward to 🛬 back home. 🏠👨‍👩‍👧‍👦

Saturday @ 4:05 PM

Starting flights home from India! 🛫 Delhi (DEL) → Amsterdam (AMS) → Minneapolis (MSP) 🛬 Depart at 3:15 AM. 🤪

Saturday @ 3:57 AM

Snake charmer. 🐍

Saturday @ 3:56 AM

Had a wonderful visit to the Taj Mahal this morning. Amazing palace.

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