Archive for December, 2012

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Chicago Christmas

NavyGuy and I visited Sister and Brother-in-Law for two days.  There was fooding, footballing, more fooding, and lots of laughing at Tally and her “cousin” Lucy the puggle learn how to tolerate one another. NavyGuy and Lucy.  Both Packer fans.  Not much else in common. Four happy football fans after the Packer win! Out to […]

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Dispatches from Madison

NavyGuy and I left Minneapolis / St. Paul on Tuesday around lunchtime, and headed straight down I-90/94 to Madison, WI to spend a few days with his family.  His mom and dad recently started a new business, and have been burning the candle at both ends getting everything up and running.  NavyGuy had some computer-y […]

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Godbabies and Friends and Fun

Our visit to Minneapolis / St. Paul included seeing several friends.  We lunched and lounged with one of NavyGuy’s closest friends from high school, and his wife.  They have a small dog that Tally tried to befriend, but he was less than thrilled to have the larger Tally “sharing” his toys.  The second couple we […]

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Dispatches from the Road Days 1-3

Whew – we’ve made it to Fargo, ND.  (Random footnote – I lived here for two years in elementary school.  It looks exactly the same 😉  More importantly, arriving in Fargo means the bulk of our driving is behind us.  We covered the width of Washington, Idaho, Montana, and North Dakota in the last three […]

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Over the River and Through the Woods (and plains and mountains and…)

Tomorrow we start an epic journey.  It’s part road-trip, part holiday-extravaganza.  It will span nine states, over 30 days.  We will be spending time visiting family and friends in at least five different cities.  The longest we stay in one zip code is six days.  And Tally pup is coming along for the whole ride… […]

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Farewell Gray Wolves

Friday night was an old school, throw-down, no-holds-barred, Paarrrrr-taaay.  The squadron had a Hail and Farewell (hail and bail) shindig, celebrating one new couple joining the squadron, and four couples (including us) who are on our way out.  The Skipper and his wife opened up their house to all the officers – and all the […]

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