Happy Fall

Today, we went to a family birthday party. It was great to see “everyone”. We used to see everyone pretty often. In fact, there were kinda regular Sunday dinners at Emil’s mom’s house when he and I first started dating. Literally every family member came to those. They were great. Then, we had about half […]

How many women?

How many women were arrested? Sex? okay. Were they effected by the rain? I guess today’s journalism schools aren’t teaching grammar. Source: http://www.kxan.com/dpp/news/local/austin/72-weekend-dwi-arrests-in-austin

Birthday Bacchanalâ„¢ 2012

Emil and several of our #childfree friends have late-November through early-December birthdays: Kelly, Jeff, Emil, Judy, and Ryan. So, we made a huge weekend out of it for all of them. Friday, Jeff, Judy, Emil, and I went for Thai lunch in Cedar Park on our way to Flat Creek Estate winery. We had the […]

in.gredients now open

Today, we took a little field trip to the new packageless (mostly) grocer: in.gredients. The offer fresh fruit and veggies from their own and other Austin garden, meat from area ranches, bulk dry good in any amount desired, and lots of sweet surprises. We bought soap nuts (reusable laundry soap!), black quinoa, hydroponic romaine lettuce, […]

Cedric the Entertainer

Harry: So, what are we going to order? Sally: Well, I’m going to start with the grilled ridichio. Harry: Jess, Sally is a great orderer….even the chef didn’t know how good it could be. Jess: I think restaurants have become to important. Marie: Oh, I agree. Restaurants are to people in the 80s what theater […]

Party Season

It’s been one party after another for us. Miami played FSU in basket ball (and had a darn good showing!) Our No Kidding! chapter had our annual Chocolate party on Valentine’s weekend. This past weekend was a beer tour at Circle Brewery (owned by a Miami alumnus!) The same day, we attended a Mardi Gras […]

They’re Here!

While researching some blog material back in the spring, I found that Tacori was giving away an engagement ring from their new line. So, I signed up to win the beauty. I didn’t win the gorgeous ring, but I did win one of the other 99 prizes: a pair of “Jelly bean” diamond earrings in […]