work christmas, year 5.

Here is how awesome my weekend was. Friday night, Matt and I watched a decisive Gophers win and then went to see Lyrics Born at the Cabooze. He hasn’t been to Minneapolis in a long time; the last show at the Fine Line was cancelled, and I was worried we’d never see him again. Not so! God, that was a ...

progress report on 101 things in 1001 days (january 2011)

progress report on 101 things in 1001 days (january 2011)
Begin Date: July 4, 2010 End Date: April 1, 2013 Items Completed: 18 Progress:  I finished 3 things in  January 2011: 1) Make my own lightbox for photography (here it is!) 2) Finish the two giant afghans I’ve been working on forever (finished the burridge lake aran afghan!) 3) Play paintball (thanks, work Christmas party!!) Items currently in progress: 1) Get married (We’ve ...

sunday, i may nap.

Why yes, Awesome Christmas was awesome. (That’s what happens when 12 people give each other gifts that cost no more than $3.) Bill seemed to like his gifts quite a bit! I’ve been holding onto that clearance-at-Walgreens McCain tshirt forever. God, it was embarrassing to buy it. (You can see some of the other exciting gifts here.) Friday night, Matt ...

the most beloved turkey in watertown

We met this dude when we were in Watertown over Christmas. He and his friends had taken up residence at the abandoned tree farm at the end of Matt’s parents’ block. His friends had disappeared, though, so he was the only one left. That didn’t seem to bother him. He hung out on the side of the road watching cars ...