2009 in pictures! 1

(captions here) Have a great new year’s, everybody! I know I will.

on to the next one 7

Time for the year-end roundup! I’ve been copying Chele with this for a couple of years now. 1. What did you do in 2009 that you’d never done before? Visited 7 new countries and 3 new states Kissed the Stanley Cup Attended a 100th birthday party Saw battle raps Went to a dance club in another country Learned a lot ...

self-portrait with two first ladies 4

Friday night, Matt and I played tennis, then had dinner at Bali. You never really hear much about that place, but it’s fantastic, both food and drinks. Afterwards, we went to achieve a long-planned supernerdy mission: The Douchebag Pub Crawl. (If you play Foursquare, you’ll understand.) We went to Sneaky Pete’s, NBA City, and Gameworks, but totally didn’t get our ...

catching up…

So, Easter weekend. It was fantastic. Matt’s parents arrived Saturday morning. We did some grocery shopping, then went to Kohls and Bachman’s. I got  seeds and other garden materials, included 160 pounds of manure, though I’d prefer to think of it as ‘compost’. Using the garden claw, I tilled up the entire vegetable garden and pulled the weeds while Matt ...