the 4th

We had Friday off work due to the holiday so I did some things around the house before we went to my brother’s new place on Indian Lake for a cookout. He’s right on the lake–living there will be like being on vacation every day! Very nice. We didn’t have …

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 …