Obligatory New Years Post

I am still not prepared to write about my vacation, I hardly even discuss it in person. I am selfishly holding onto the memories as if sharing them will cause them to slip away from me. Soon, though, I promise to share my adventure with the world. As you can see from the title this…

Holiday Tragedy

Yesterday afternoon I was 90% finished with my day after Christmas post. I had outlined the hi-jinks of my in-laws, my jet lagged entertaining, and the bouncing around I endured in Christmas eve. However I stopped writing and could not bring myself to finish. I received a phone call from an old colleague telling me…

Boun Viaggio

This past month has been mayhem, absolute and utter mayhem!  First there was the whole getting married thing, then there was my mothers 50th birthday, Thanksgiving, the 50th Surprise Birthday Party, the In-Laws 40th anniversary & Surprise party, Tina’s 25th Birthday and subsequent surprise party.  Yes, that was a lot of surprise parties, you are…