memorial day

Today was spent at home with an exception of a late-morning motorcycle ride. We took Somerset Pike to 30 and then caught 711 in Ligonier and followed it home. There were a ton of bikes out today. After lunch, I did a bit of gardening, then I lounged in the …

party on garth

We went to our first cookout/party of the season last night. It was at my brother’s house. We’re going to our second one this afternoon at my in-law’s. In between all of the partying, I’m trying to get my garden planted. I got some stuff in yesterday (Brian even helped–he …

early birthday

Yesterday, we went to my parents’ house for an early birthday celebration for me (and a timely one for my brother, whose birthday was yesterday). I got a bunch of nice presents–the newest NIN cd, some kitchen stuff and a bunch of books. Unfortunately, I just started reading a book …

summer blues

I am so far behind this year with gardening, yard work and the like. This spring’s weather has been horrible. When it’s not raining, it’s cold outside. I guess I could work in the cold, but it’s hard to find the motivation to do so. It’s going to be warming …

trece de mayo

Today was Jacob’s fourteenth birthday. The three of us celebrated by going to Rey Azteca for supper. It was good, as always. For as long as I can remember, we’ve been going out to eat on Jacob’s birthday to whatever restaurant he picks. Rey Azteca has had quite a run. …