animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook

father’s day

Jake spent Father’s Day at Brian’s, but the rest of the crew went to The Brick on Front in Cresson for dinner. I’ve been wanting to go there for a while and it was quite good!

memorial day weekend

I took Friday off for the occasion, so I had an extra long weekend. I got a ton of stuff done inside and out–including washing/waxing my car, planting the rest of the garden, and fixing up the dog area (I added some pavers to the part right off the porch …

so this is christmas

Another holiday season has come and gone. It was a good one, but very cold! The so-called “Real Feel” was in the -40s. Ridiculous. I hosted Christmas Eve and my parents did Christmas Day. Despite the weather, both events had a good turnout (with the usual suspects). I’m only working …