Glow at the Gardens

Yesterday, Sidney, Elisabeth, and I went to the Botanic Gardens at night to experience their Glow in the Gardens spectacular for the first time. Hundreds of pumpkins and lanterns lined the walkways, walls, and open spaces of the garden. There was a variety of large pumpkin sculptures, including an owl and a dragon that spurted … More Glow at the Gardens

4th of July

Today has been a lovely day – I started with breakfast outside, breathing in the smell of fresh mulch (Gene and I put it down yesterday) and enjoying the site of green trees and sun. I then let Pippin out and together we wandered the backyard. Pippin chased some grasshoppers while I watered the flowers. … More 4th of July

Christmas #2

Yesterday, Gene and I had another Christmas – this time with my family. We went over to Kaitlin and Kevin’s house in the afternoon and hung out, ate good food, and opened loads of presents. My parents were extremely generous this year and got me all the big items I wanted – including a Colorado … More Christmas #2

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas, everyone! Last night, I drove Gene and Sidney around and we looked at Christmas lights. We mostly wandered around Windsor Gardens, a large retirement community that always has great lights, but we did drive through another nearby neighborhood as well. We saw some awesome decorations including Santa in a helicopter (we saw three … More Merry Christmas

Christmas at work

My work had a holiday decorating contest. What supposedly started as a cubicle decorating contest turned into a department one very quickly. My coworkers and I would like to think we’re the ones that started that but who’s to really say. My department’s theme was Griswold Christmas, based off of the movie Christmas Vacation. Basically, … More Christmas at work