For six years we ran the New Year’s Day 5-miler as a way to kick off the year with a bit of competitive-driven exercise. Sadly, the race shut down after the 2015 race. What to do? In 2016, the answer was nothing. This year I was determined to find a replacement race. And, given that we […]
You can’t really blame life for ruining Christmas. But nevertheless, life events certainly risked ruining Christmas – travel for family funerals meant missing other previously scheduled family events. It is, as they say, what it is. Our solution? Invite good friends over for a Christmas meal. We split the cooking and had a veritable feast […]
We’ve wanted to visit the Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery for some time. But it’s on the south side of the metro – close to an hour away when traffic is light – so you have to really really want to go. That’s a pathetic reason for not visiting a national cemetery. I realize that. Still, […]
We’re continuing our unintentional tradition of creating a digital year-in-review holiday card rather than sending a printed card to everyone on our address list. Maybe one day we’ll get better about doing that. Probably not. Best wishes to you and yours in the 2016!
Kelly and I went to Addison’s Kaboom Town last night. It’s somewhat sad that we’ve lived in Dallas (off-and-on) for 16+ years and I worked in the Addison area for 11 years, but we’d never gone to Kaboom Town before last night. What’s up with that? Apparently, Kaboom Town is one of the top five […]
Just a quick look back at our Christmas meal spread from a week ago… Too bad I forgot the mashed potatoes. But otherwise, I think everyone had everything they could have wanted – including three kinds of protein. As well as a mountain of treats and desserts (including two pies not pictured). This just reminds […]