Archive for June 2011

15 Years Ago Today

Fifteen years ago today, I married this man. Not only is he the love of my life, he is my life. I am so grateful as I think back to our wedding day. I’m grateful for my parents, who didn’t freak out when their 22-year-old daughter decided to get married, and who supported my decision emotionally and financially during a time in their lives when making that financial commitment was […]

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Saturday Night on the Patio

Have you ever played Brain Quest? It’s a game that contains a series of cards hinged on one corner. Each card contains questions to challenge a child’s skills and knowledge in spelling, math, geography and general knowledge. My 7-year-old and I had a great time playing with these cards tonight out on the patio. She was cracking herself and me up. I wasn’t always sure when she was serious and […]

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Our New Stereo

We went to the bank today and noticed that the vintage items store in the same parking lot was having a sidewalk sale. Sidewalk sales being irresistible, we moseyed on over there. That’s when we happened upon this beauty: It’s perfectly suited for a future refinishing project, preferably something with red Krylon that will end up looking like this: Or turquoise Krylon. I’m more excited about turquoise: No gold handles, […]

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