impromptu vacation

I had a couple days off over Christmas and it looks like I’m going to do the same for New Years. I had already planned on taking Friday off. But, after sitting through two days of self-paced training and not wanting to do a 3rd, I’m taking tomorrow off, too. …

december 26

Brian’s sister and her crew came in yesterday so we went to Brian’s parents for dinner last night. It was a nice evening despite the fact that most of her family has the plague. We got to open more presents, which is always good. We had some good wine at …

chrismas day

Let’s start by saying that Jake was still up at 12:30 last night, which is when Brian and I went to bed. At 5:30 this morning, he came into our bedroom and said that he couldn’t sleep (apparently he had been up since 4 at this point), so he hopped …

christmas eve

For the first time ever, we hosted Christmas Eve at our house. We went to the 4:30 service at our church with Brian’s parents and grandmother. This service is kid-friendly and had no sermon other than the children’s sermon–yahoo! Besides that, I liked the fact that it was early. We …