Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Two nights outHad dinner at Jason and Sadie's, fellow new parents whose beautiful daughter was born earlier this month. She's half Link's size and he's maybe 6 weeks older than she is.
We brought sushi and brownies with ice cream and they were a big hit. We had fun talking about our wide-eyed new experiences and all that good stuff. Had some good Irish whiskey, too.
Last night was a good night out too. We saw Julie & Julia at the cinema and I liked it a lot. Link was good the whole time, and even watched part of the movie with seeming interest. I'm going to see Inglourious Basterds without the family, but possibly with Jason.
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
success!The first Taste of Dishntunes.com was last night and it went really well! We didn't really know what to expect for a turnout, but I estimate we had between 200 and 300 people. There were 12 restaurants/wineries/coffee shops represented and all the food was amazing!
Our friend Beth's home dessert-making business, Stolen Moments, won the event (deservedly) by having the most tickets.
Shannon and I went to a bar with some Monona folks afterwards and it was fun, but we were old-timers and left by 10:30.
Sunday, May 13, 2007
smdd bdIt's Shannon's birthday! We went to church and then to Shannon's aunt's house to spend Mother's Day with her mom's side of the family. It was fun, and everybody probably ate too much, and lots of people got gifts (Katie just graduated on Saturday from Drake and Justin's birthday is later this month). I am sleepy.
Tuesday, February 6, 2007
Snow Day/Shrew DayToday school was canceled for both Shannon and Danielle. So they got to sleep in a bit (I had some illustration work to do in the morning). I made pancakes and we had them with nutella and strawberries. Yum.
Then we made a video of ourselves making ice cream cupcakes for a film that Jack and Jazz are making. Before and during the filming, there was a shrew poking around the kitchen, which had us on edge even as we had fun mugging for the camera and making the dessert. We kept a plastic lid over this hole in the kitchen counter where he occasionally poke his head out.
After eating some cupcakes (and playing Carcassonne), we watched Good Night and Good Luck.
Then I went into the kitchen, where Boo had discovered the precise location of the shrew by the fridge. I watched him crawl up the side of the fridge and onto the counter, then I caught him in a plastic tub. We eventually got it outside, where I took it to the barn for Otis to do something with. But when I tossed the shrew, Otis didn't really perceive where he landed (he's not very perceptive in general). So I watched the shrew just readjust to his new surroundings and saunter off. So I guess everybody wins.
Right now Danielle is making some of her patented pizza. It's really good - I can't wait!