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 ...

nutbox

We’re really good at weekends. For people who take their chillaxation seriously, we always manage to get a lot done. Friday was the pre-season edition of Friday Night Meats. We figure the season really hasn’t started til Ryan hosts (we’re the alternate location when he’s out of town). But who knows when that will be? We decided to get it ...

what happens in wisconsin, no one else will understand 1

I’M BACK! First, there was the draft party. Then there was camping. There are 100 more photos on Flickr, and here’s Matt’s excellent recap. Camping was the best. There were 25+ people there at the most, and 6 people there on the last night. We had a party in the woods, held the bocce season opener, played poker using trail ...

the roadtrip season opener. 2

Saturday morning, we had brunch at Blackbird. I had the huevos rancheros. Matt had a pork sandwich made with french toast. That right there should tell you how awesome the place is. And walking distance from our house! We hopped in the car and headed southward, to Red Wing. We’d wanted to check out Treasure Island Casino for a while, ...