1. Tommy and I registered for the Salvation Army’s ‘Angel Tree‘ program yesterday. We already know what two children we are assigned to to buy Christmas presents for. We have two brothers and can’t wait to go buy their presents this weekend. As mentioned, this is one of our favorite things to do at Christmas! We love it. [Read more…]
I’m back from my whirlwind L.A. weekend – what a trip! Of course it went by too fast, but a good time was had by all.
Katie and I met up with each other at LAX on Friday. After getting our rental car we drove to Sarah’s apartment (which we had never seen) on the west side of LA, a couple of blocks from Santa Monica Boulevard. It was a charming 1-bedroom. I also had the chance to (finally!) meet Sarah’s boyfriend. He came over soon after with sandwiches from one of their favorite local delis so what was there not to love? 😉 [Read more…]
In honor of the birthday girl and her birthday weekend, a couple of photos from our freshman year at SMU (Southern Methodist University). Circa September 2001 and January 2002. Can’t believe she is turning 30 on Saturday!!! [Read more…]
Happy 25th birthday to my “little bro” Marshall! I really can’t believe you are 25 now….
I will officially start training for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Half on Monday, December 17th! According to Hal Higdon’s Novice 1 Training Program I should start training three months prior to my race. Technically since the race is on March 16, I should be starting my official training a day earlier, but I didn’t want to start my training on a Sunday. Hopefully the one day won’t matter all that much. [Read more…]
Another guest blogger, Teresa, currently lives in Cairo. I thought it would be interesting to get a first hand perspective of what was happening in the city and throughout the country right now, as this country holds a special place in my heart. I truly hope things get better on this side of the world. [Read more…]
This week’s Tuesday Tidbits is devoted to all the things I am excited to do this holiday season!
1. Our annual holiday party. Ever since we moved to D.C. in 2006 we have always hosted some kind of holiday party in December. This year is no different, though we are trying something new this year. Instead of hosting it at our place as we always have, we are renting a portion of a restaurant for our party this year. Can’t wait! [Read more…]
Tommy surprised me with two tickets to see Tap Dogs at Strathmore Music Center in North Bethesda on Saturday night. I was excited for two reasons: I had never heard of Tap Dogs before and was looking forward to seeing the show and because I had never been to Strathmore before. As you know, I love going to new places! [Read more…]
I hope everyone had an amazing Thanksgiving!
Tommy, Violet and I were in bed by 9:36pm if that is any indication of how our Thanksgiving went. Our bellies were full and Tommy and all the other Redskins fans were happy with the final score of the football game. Cowboys fans? Not so much. [Read more…]
Happy Thanksgiving! I can’t believe Turkey day is upon us – my how time has flown. I cannot wait for turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and PUMPKIN PIE!
I know I am not alone in saying that I have plenty to be thankful for this year: [Read more…]