Quinn

Well, there you have it, folks. Christmas is officially over. Never mind the fact the tree has been down for well over a week and the traditional Hovie candy canes (ceremoniously handed out on Christmas Eve by Gma and Gpa Hovie with strict instructions to 'suck and think of the fam' on the 12th day…

The Last Hurrah (Or eating my way through the Twin Cities one last time.)

After five years of regular visits, we said our goodbyes to the Twin Cities. This past weekend, Reed (hubby), Alli (baby of the fam), Quinn (best dog ever), and I traveled to Minneapolis to help Logan (middle child) move out of his apartment. We got an early start, so a little caffeine was in order:…

Spring Break 2017: The Final Chapter

As Chaucer penned, "All good things must come to an end." And apparently that includes vacations. I guess you wouldn't enjoy them as much if they were an everyday thing though, right? I wonder if this is what retirement will be like. Quinn survived another morning walk. We slept in a bit longer today, so…

Spring Break 2017: 2 for 1

Two for one, as in two days in one post, because yesterday's post never happened. But I'm on vacation, so it's okay. It was another rough start to the day: a leisurely walk with the Quinn in the Florida sunshine. Notice the tail down. Not only aren't there any squirrels to chase, but it's kinda…

Spring Break 2017 Part 2

I think my favorite aspect of vacation is the serious lack of schedule. I mean, no pressure to be somewhere at a certain time.┬áNo pressure to do anything. We just go with the flow. (BTW...kind of a big deal for us.) This is followed very closely by the 'no shower until I am good and…