i’m a boat owner now.

Guys, I got my kayak!! Just look at it, being all seaworthy in my porch.   We got it from Costco this weekend with the help of my parents and their minivan. It came in a gigantic 10′ box that provided no end of amusement to everyone else at Costco (including the employees). That was fine, though, because the cart ...

the scrawdrivver and a raccoon carving ice flamingos 1

  Another camping season opener has come and gone, and it was excellent. We had our usual good combination of settin’ around the campfire, hiking in nature, dancing on a picnic table, playing games, and being awesome.   We even made some improvements this year, too: a Minnesota flag, the screen room and tarp Josh and Jumi brought to keep ...

So ready. 1

GUYS! It’s camping time!! Tomorrow morning we will head east to Wisconsin. After Caribbean brunch and a stop at the liquor store for New Glarus and at the exotic meats (and cheeses) store for, well, exotic meats and cheeses, we’ll be heading straight to our favorite group campsite near St. Croix Falls. I don’t care if it rains while we’re ...

the rapture is awesome.

Four-day week! I’m extremely distracted by camping-related thoughts. The last week in brief: Tuesday, Matt and I went out for date night. We had an extremely excellent meal at Cafe Twenty Eight, then went to go play bocce and bowl at Pinstripes in Edina. Or so we thought; apparently all of Pinstripes had been reserved by corporate people (there was ...