memorial day

We kicked off the Memorial Day festivities by attending a cookout at my in-law’s yesterday. Today was dedicated to doing things around the house.  Brian and I went plant shopping in the morning and then I spent the afternoon planting said plants while Brian made a batch of beer. I …

life of pi

This was a pretty fantastic movie. It told the story of a boy who survived a shipwreck and was stranded at sea (on a lifeboat with a Bengal tiger of all things) for 227 days. It was an amazing story. The three of us give it six thumbs up!

football weather

Baseball game. One of our employees rented a suite at the Altoona Curve stadium and invited us to attend the game. It was last night. It was fricking cold out there, but the suite was warm enough. As a bonus, the Pens game was playing on the television in the …

annual bd dinner

My parents hosted the annual birthday dinner for my brother and I yesterday. I haven’t been in the mood to cook lately, so it was nice to take the day off cooking. Plus there was cheesecake. And homemade limoncello (along with a bonus bottle to take home). And presents. So, …

frozen potatoes

Oops. I forgot to cover my potatoes the other night and they got frosted. For the most part everything else in the garden made it through (a couple of the tomato plants got a little frost damage, so I might have to replace them, but I have a bunch of …