bookin’ it

The stack of books in our “library” finally hit Brian’s tipping point last month, so he sat down and finalized some bookcase designs for the room. And, then he started constructing them. While he has a long way to go, the first six cases were completed last week (that’s probably …

beer butt chicken

I made this dish last summer and Jake must’ve eaten half of the chicken. He’s been asking about it ever since, so since the weather finally got a little warmer this week, I put it on the menu. He enjoyed it just as much this time as the first. Jake’s …

friday night

Last night, a couple Brian used to work with came over for a visit. I had met both of them before on an occasion or two, but this is the first time we all got to sit down and talk. And, talk we did. Jake happened to be at my …

the godfather: part iii

We finished the Godfather series last night. The third movie in the series wasn’t as good as the first two, but it was still worth watching. There were a number of scenes (particularly the opera one) that dragged on longer than seemed necessary. Part of the problem was that we …