animal lover, gardener, knitter, and gourmet cook
 

the graduate

Jake is done with college! He didn’t go to graduation and didn’t want a party, so Brian and I took him out to dinner at Tap 814 last night to celebrate. He started working for us full-time today, but I don’t know how long that is going to last. His …

we did it! hooray!

I just paid for Jake’s final semester of school. He’ll be graduating in the spring without any student debt! There were a number of factors that allowed us to do this, but it was mostly us saving for college for the past 21 years and Jake commuting to school, rather …

tilly

Jake got a new dog about two weeks ago. The short version of the story is that the mom of one of his friends was looking to rehome the dog. Anyway, her name is Tilly and she’s a Golden Retriever. She’s a pretty sweet dog and after a few questionable …