father’s day

My dad really likes the socks I make so I decided to make him another pair for Father’s Day. I started them at the beginning of the month, which should have given me plenty of time, but somehow I ended up going into the week before Father’s Day with only …

long weekend

I usually take the Friday before Memorial Day off in order to get a solid weekend of gardening in. I did the same this year, but the weather was pretty much horrible. I mean, sure, it’s rained before, but has it rained and been in the 40s and 50s? I …

mother’s day

We went to my brother’s place at Indian Lake on Mother’s Day. It was supposed to be for a cookout, but the weather had other ideas. I don’t remember it ever being so cold and rainy in May. We also celebrated some birthdays while we were there–mine, my brother’s, and …

one year later

My parents are fully vaccinated, so Jake and I finally got to spend an evening with them on Saturday. We’ve not done so since last summer. We went there for a delicious turkey dinner/early Easter celebration. Things almost felt back to normal. Jake and I were able to score a …