Month: June 2009

I get it, Annie.

Yesterday I dusted off the Footloose soundtrack. After an ‘80s flashback afternoon, I drove home from work with “Let’s Hear it for the Boy” cranked up and on repeat. The summer I was 11 years old I made up a cheerleading/dance routine to that song on my Dad’s front lawn. I put my older sister’s Read More

Garden Update (with bonus Triceratops)

I’ve got a ton of pictures to catch you up on my garden. First, a shot from May 31: Next, a comparison shot from June 13: Also on June 13 I found this guy in my garden: Free-range triceratops are one of the many hazards that come with raising small boys. Today (June 23), my Read More

Brunch Days

Someone on TV mentioned “brunch” and my husband and I started reminiscing about the last time we went to brunch, a million years ago when we were newly engaged. His parents were visiting from Chicago and treated us to Sunday brunch at Salty’s on Alki. It was fabulous. “The best part was the mimosas,” I Read More