animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook

memorial weekend

I started Memorial Day weekend by taking Friday off. I ran a bunch of errands and did some gardening-related activities that day. On Saturday, we went to a cookout at my brother’s and yesterday, we went to one at my in-law’s. We cooked out for supper today, but it was …

gun bash

Jacob’s boy scout troop hosted a gun bash today as a fundraiser. I went with the dads (Brian helped out with the bash, so he didn’t get to have any of the fun). Unfortunately, I did not win anything (at least not while I was there–they were still drawing for …


This was a really good movie that centered around the Mexican drug cartels. Plus it had Benicio Del Toro, who is a fine actor. The ending was phenomenal (I do like a good revenge storyline). My rating: 4/5