Happy (Mushy) Valentine’s Day

Today marks the 4th Valentine’s Day that Kelly and I have spent together, and it is worthy of at least a brief mention: <begin mushy sentiment> I generally agree that Valentine’s Day has become a Hallmark holiday and a rather sentimental one at that, given its history. We buy cards and flowers and candy. It […]

Road trip to Williamsburg

We took Dad to happy hour last night after work, but overall, it was an early night for us. We were up around 7 AM this morning and were on the road just after 8 AM. It took us about 2-1/2 hours to drive the 149 miles or so to Williamsburg, Virginia. Kelly and I […]

Hurricanes, Annapolis, car trouble, thai food

Roughly in that order. We were up around 8:30 AM. I didn’t sleep too well, I think because we were just sleeping on the floor. But I survived. Mom was already up and everyone else was up shortly after us. Kelly’s parents were going to stay until Monday, but decided to leave first thing this […]

Wedding showers, parking tickets, baseball, oh my

Despite being up so late last night, Kelly and I were up before 8 AM. Everyone else was up shortly thereafter. I decided to cook breakfast for everyone. stubiebrother helped. I made two batches of pancakes, and Jason made a whole bunch of scrambled eggs (with an without cheese). People said it turned out pretty […]

Friday evening arrivals

Headed home from work at 4 PM. Kelly had her first flex-day today and so she was home. Around 6:30 or so, her parents arrived. We had moved Kelly’s car onto the street so that they could park in our driveway. Shortly thereafter, I heard from he11o_sunshine: their train was delayed a few hours and […]

Home for lunch

I went home at lunchtime today, mostly to check on Kelly and see how she was feeling. I left here at noon, was home around 12:08, and we sat on the couch in the family room, napping, until around 12:50 when I headed back to the office. Yet another benefit of my shortened commute!

Monday evening

Kelly met me after work and we went home together. She’s still sick (she stayed home today) and when get got back to the house, she went right to bed and slept for a few hours. I got my bike back together and then took it out for a test-drive. I rode up Army-Navy drive […]

Cleaning day

Today is Kelly’s first day at her new job! We drove to Pentagon City together this morning; Kelly got on the Metro and I headed up to the office. I’ve been cleaning this morning. Friday (August 1) was the first day of my 7th year in the Washington office, and this morning, I decided I […]

Kelly’s new iPhone

We checked the website last night and it said that Pentagon City Apple store would have more iPhones this morning. We were there just before 9 AM. There was a short line to wait in, but everything went quickly and smoothly. The net result is that Kelly is now the proud owner of an iPhone […]

Protected: Moving day

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Protected: Kelly gave notice!

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I was up at 7 AM and headed over to Saturn to have my car serviced. It believe it was my 117,000 mile maintenance. A while back I received a $500 gift card from Saturn. Each time I use it, I can get 15% off parts and labor on service and so this time the […]