the horses are coming

The Dog By July 18, 2012 Tags: , , 2 Comments

This past weekend we were walking home when I realized that Bella’s paws were all red. I once dogsat for a family who told me that they exercised their dogs by throwing a ball up a paved road and the dogs would chase after it and then return it, and repeat – and then she told me to be careful because they would play until their paws bled. So, of course, I immediately thought of that and my face melted off and I died.

need look no more

HA! By July 17, 2012 Tags: , , , , , 1 Comment

This past weekend we made a trip up to Deer Valley to see one of the Utah Symphony Summer Concert Series (or whatever, I don’t know exactly what it’s called): Michael Jackson Tribute. We’ve attended the Summer Concert Series before – but this time we actually knew where we were going, so you know, that was nice. We packed a picnic (we picked up take out from Davanza’s), lots of blankets, and WINE because there are SPIDERS UP THERE, PEOPLE. And wine is the only thing that makes being in the presence of spiders … not so noticeable.

Kitchen Remodeling Plans

Uncategorized By June 7, 2012 Tags: 2 Comments

I have a problem, somewhat the opposite of the idea “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”  In this particular scenario I’d like to blame it on the evolution of me, which is that for 15 years of my life I was used to having 3 months off each year during summer in which to dream up huge projects that…

Bar X

Uncategorized By April 11, 2012 Tags: No Comments

This past weekend my sisters were in town visiting and so we of course hit a bunch of bars and tore up the roads in between.  One of the bars was Bar X which is downtown and one that Becca had to drag me to a year back because I remembered it as the hole-in-the-wall where scary types hung out….

Windowsill Herb Garden

Gardening By March 28, 2012 Tags: , 1 Comment

Last week I took a planned vacation day and among other piddling errands I FINALLY went to Cactus & Tropicals. I say FINALLY because the lovely Kalie and Jason got us a wedding gift card to Cactus & Tropicals. You know… that wedding that happened almost 2 years ago? I was afraid to shop at a garden store until the recent success of my indoor office windowsill herb garden (thanks in part to Annie):