Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Memorial Day

Sorry about the lapse in posts. I may have no readers left by now!

We enjoyed the beautiful weather yesterday with some great friends and delicious food. Several couples from our small group came over to join us for the evening. We grilled brats, burgers, and corn, and when we were full we played. The guys played bocce ball outside and the girls played scrabble. I thought I had the game in the bag but Emily beat me by one point on her last move. Too bad. I think I might demand a re-match.

Sunday, May 03, 2009

My birthday, 2009

I celebrated another birthday on Friday. The other teachers on my temporary team (for only 1 more week) at school brought a cake for me at lunch. That was nice. In the evening we went out to dinner with our friends Erik and Jennifer Fair. A couple of years ago, I decided that I wanted to try some place new for dinner every year on my birthday. So David asked around and got several recommendations for Trattoria da Vinci's in St. Paul. We had a great time, all enjoying the "pasta experience" for dinner. (you pick the sauce, veggies, meats, and pasta and they make it for you). The waitress even brought me a free dessert with a candle and everything since it was my birthday.