the holidays

It was a different kind of holiday experience this year. On Christmas Eve, my family came over to have dinner with me and Jake. Jake and I did the usual gift-opening thing Christmas morning, and then he went to Brian’s later that morning, where they opened gifts. In the afternoon, …

thanksgiving 2019 part 2

With my family away for the holiday, I still felt compelled to make Thanksgiving dinner because how can you not eat turkey on Thanksgiving? I extended an invitation to Brian and he (and Esme!) joined us for dinner (in addition to providing one of the two turkey breasts I prepared–because …

this is halloween

Jake and I decorated for Halloween this year. I think we’ve been consistent in decorating the past few years, but we did get away from doing pumpkins. But that got remedied this year. I did the witch and he did the skull. I think they turned out pretty well. Trick …