My brother, one year older

Oh, here’s the photo my mom made.

Christmas Day 2017

Started the day with family and ended with friends playing some of that What Do You Meme, a card game in the vein of Cards Against Humanity, but maybe a bit more “blue“. Best seat in the house that day? Lola under the Christmas dinner table getting snacks from everyone:

Carwash lunch

Mom and I ate lunch while going through the car wash. Then we bought Christmas decorations and ingredients for the holiday meal. Good times.

Thanksgiving

Mental note: Tell everyone to laugh like they’re holding a salad and pass the potatoes so my Thanksgiving photo will look like that Normal Rockwell painting. As it stands, family and friends gathered potluck-style at mom’s and we were hyper-focused on digging in. By the time desserts were sampled, we were all smiles. My nephew […]

Mom day

Lunch and then shopping with mom, getting goods for Thanksgiving. These are my favorite days. We eat lunch slow and chat over soup and sandwiches, then wander liesurely through the aisles of Costco and talk each other out of things we want but don’t need, settling on ingredients for our family potluck meal. On the […]

Dropping off supplies for the oncoming snow that never came

Milk and bread. That’s all my mom wanted before the winter storm hit and I was braving the grocery store. Dropped things off and chatted for a good while, having one of those conversations you may find yourself lucky enough to have with a parent. Thinking out loud over the challenges and joys of life […]

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I didn’t actually eat this birthday cake on the actual day, but that’s because there was already too much good food (and a homemade snowball cake from my brother) on the 20th. What makes this one awesome is that my mom bought it at Graeter’s and apparently they no longer write names on cakes. So […]

Ham sandwiches

Ham sandwiches, a gift exchange, classic Christmas movies on the TV, an awesomely decorated new home, and a pup named Jasper.

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