Sunday, March 22, 2015
We had a great party last night. Mike wasn't exactly surprised by the party, but he was surprised by the size of the crowd. We had over 50 people at our house throughout last night. It was a bit crowded, but I think everyone enjoyed themselves. It was nice to meet some of the people Mike works with and get to know neighbors and friends more. Lesa helped me get the party ready, and Colin took Mike to Seattle to get him out of the way of the "surprise" he mostly knew about. Here are some pictures from the party:
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Oops--February snuck by without me updating my blog once! It's been a busy month. I think you all heard about my accident. You can only see a few of the 14 staples here. I spent about a week wearing head bands like the one in the pic below.
Today, we did some house chores and cooking (we made lasagnas and potato soup for the freezer!). Then, I dug out some older plants I wanted to remove in the backyard. I'm replacing them with strawberries. I went to the garden center to buy some dirt and came home with this:
I know I'm a dork, but this makes me very excited! I missed my rhubarb plant last spring. I had one in CO, and I'm excited to have one again. It'll probably be next year before I can harvest from it, but it's in the ground!
A week ago, we had Tom and Marie here for the weekend. We had a great time attending Jim Harper's 90th birthday party and catching up. Jack made a new friend, Kylie, whom he played with all evening.
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