Archive for May, 2009

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

baked potato

Mike doesn’t understand my latest craving for baked potatoes. Oh, I don’t know, maybe it’s because it’s just about the only food that doesn’t set off a burning ring of fire in my esophagus. It all started on our way back from Florida when we stopped for dinner at Wendy’s. I opted for a baked […]

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

pictures of picture books

I finally got around to snapping some pictures of the photo books I put together of our Disney memories. I also made the girls each a 4×6 photo album that they can cherish. I didn’t go all out like the family book I made, but just printed up a bunch of 4×6’s and put them […]

Saturday, May 16th, 2009

let’s go cubbies!

Mike’s department at work has the wonderful tradition of treating all the families to a Cub’s game each year. The girls were invited, too, so we all made a day of it evening skipping school, if needed. The day turned out to be perfect for a baseball game. The Cubs played the San Diego Padres […]

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009

chicken on the fence…er, whatever

Many years ago Mike and I had a debate about the words that sung to a particular tune. The version I always knew was “Do Your Ears Hang Low?”, but Mike remembered it differently. His recollection had something to do with a chicken on a fence. I don’t know why it was such a big […]

Thursday, May 7th, 2009

starting to feel abandoned

Once again Mike left for an out-of-town adventure. This time he headed to South Dakota for some turkey hunting. I was really reluctant to encourage him to go because of all the time he’s already been away this month, but I figured we’ll have all summer to be together (except for the week he plans […]