we’re very ready for the holidays!

It’s been a week since I’ve had time to post! You know what that means? A LIST. 1) Last Tuesday, Matt and I shopped and wrapped gifts for the Aliveness Project. We did really well this year! 2) Thursday, we went to Stub’s for dinner and their Deschutes tapping, then to bowling leagues. My god, can my bowling possibly get ...

living on the tundra, part 859. 5

First, and as usual, work is insanely busy. I’m starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel (hopefully it’s not luring me to my death), but it’s still been nuts. I’m writing custom handlers for the F2 key today, so you can see just how fascinating my work can be. Last Wednesday, because I had a sales ...

it’s not all happy hours and awesome parties. 2

Listen, work is insane. All the time. This is like extreme job security, I guess. Here are some items that have happened in the past week! 1) We put up our Christmas tree! I was all panicked that I was unprepared for Christmas gift-giving this year, and then everything worked out, and we’re close to done already. 2) My pomegranate ...

that’s a lot of beans.

Thanksgiving was delicious! We’re still eating leftovers; the last of my celebration roast disappeared tonight and I’m kind of sad about it. Matt deep-fried a turkey breast, and made both regular cassoulet (in that giant cast iron pot) and a vegetarian version for me with Tofurky chorizo. My dad said the stuffing was the best he’d ever eaten. Also, Martha ...