two kinds of ants on a log.

My mom knows how to party. We had a great time at family Christmas in Eagan last night. There were approximately two million presents under the tree. We got my parents a digital picture frame (pre-loaded with old photos), a bath set including washcloths that I knit, and the Garmin software to upgrade my dad’s GPS. Stephanie got a Kiva.org ...

workmas spectacular. 1

Saturday around 2:30, we headed over to a hotel near the airport. It was only a 5 mile drive, but it took us half an hour due to the hellish roads and the fact that we had to stop at the liquor store. That was important. We checked in to our room on the highly exclusive Concierge Level (which basically ...

best xmas ever!

Since Matt’s leaving for South Dakota tomorrow and we have Christmas with my family tonight, we decided to open presents last night. He got me: down slippers from Restoration Hardware (now he can have his slippers back!) a gift certificate for shiatsu these Superstars (LOVE) this keychain from Shanghai Tang (LOVE+++) I love that boy. The epic tale of Work-Christmas ...

0 degrees would be a heat wave right now. 2

It’s fucking cold. I know you’ve probably heard that 500 times today, but seriously. I had a hard time deciding whether the drive to work (with only 2 severe fishtailing incidents, mostly because we never got over 20mph) or the 2-block walk, where my thighs went numb, was worse. It’s been a few years since the winter here has been ...