happy birthday to me! 1

On my birthday: 1) Matt brought me flowers, then took me to lunch. 2) My family came over for a barbecue at our house. Usually the family events are stressful, but we had a really great time, and sat around laughing all evening. 3) I got a hammock and stand for the yard, a giant inflatable Stanley Cup (which rode ...

also, i filled out 50 brackets.

Oh, holy crap. I’m having trouble keeping up with the posting, re: busy-ness. Work has been kind of nuts, and I try to only play Mob Wars on my computer at home. As you of course must know by now, the Gophers made the Final Five. We play Duluth tomorrow night in the play-in game. I’m pretty nervous about it, ...

it’s money cologne’s birthday, too.

Happy 30th birthday to Matt, my most favoritest boy in the entire universe. Despite all the ‘old’ jokes he’s gotten today, I can say with assurance that things only get better in your thirties. The return from vacation has been pleasantly quiet. We’re unpacked, laundered, and I’m making progress on photos. This is my favorite so far: I’ve gotten a ...

true love waits til after ‘miss rap supreme’ is over.

Oh, dudes. My birthday weekend was awesome. Friday, we went to Fuji-Ya for Orsi’s birthday. We had sake and veggie tempura (me) and sushi (Matt), and I ate all the pickled ginger from his plate. I think I could probably live on that stuff. Also, it was kind of a fantastically mixed group, with Orsi’s soccer teammates and Kris’ beer-brewing ...