Friday, December 31, 2010

Holiday Recap: Gardenland Express at MoBot

I still miss the madness that was the Buhl Miniature Railroad of my childhood, but Missouri Botanical Garden's Gardenland Express is fun (and the line to get in is certainly shorter).

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Thursday, December 30, 2010

Holiday Recap: But What About the Cats?

Yes, the cats loved the attention of having us around the house all day, and Rudy forgave us immediately for staying out all night Christmas Eve.

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The tree has stayed upright so far, and only a couple of ornaments have mysteriously fallen off.

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I'm going back to lounge on the sofa, now, if Pammy will let me have my seat back.

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Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Holiday Recap: Baking

I was a lazy baker this year, but JD did coerce me into stealing the secrets of The Little Bears from Mom while she was here.

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I still rolled them too thin.

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Mom's a rough baker to work for. The results were pretty addictive, though.

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Holiday Recap: Grocery Shopping

So when you know other people are going to have all the traditional Christmas foods covered, why not have a little fun with your groceries?

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Holiday Recap: Christmas Eve

Normal fire. Then accelerated. I can't tell you how many times this cycle repeated.

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Sometimes, it's okay to not get too close when you're taking pics. Especially if you show up in the country wearing city shoes. (Yes, of course I had hiking boots in the car, but that's not the point. Also, I probably would have been down there with them if my mom hadn't been visiting. She likes to think I grew up.)

Thursday, December 02, 2010

Sleeping Around Clayton

I love JD's business trips, even when we don't leave town.

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Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Walking Around Chicago: Pavement

I was in a gray mood. I think the sinus infection had something to do with it.

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Monday, November 15, 2010