animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

brunch

I had Jake’s girlfriend (Amelia) and her mom over for brunch yesterday. Those were the first non-family members I’ve entertained in years. Between getting divorced, and then covid, it wasn’t very feasible until recently. Anyway, Jake kept telling me how much I’d like Amelia’s mom and I really did–she’s great! …

social time

We had a couple of events to attend over the weekend. Saturday was my niece’s birthday party at my brother’s house in Portage. And Sunday, we got to meet new baby Avery at a welcome dinner at El Jalisco in Richland. Brian wanted to bring her home. I need to …

feliz navidad

This evening, we had our annual Christmas get-together with Judy (and Ben) at El Jalisco. This restaurant is the brother of Rey Azteca. They both have the same menu and whatnot (and the food was just as good). But, I digress. We had a nice visit with the two of …

ftwd

Yesterday was busy in a social kind of way. We went out for lunch at Asiago’s to celebrate the birthdays of my mom, dad and grandmother (who all had birthdays in the past week). And, Sunday night, Judy came over to catch the first episode of Fear the Walking Dead. …