Madrigal Dinner

Kat was in the madrigal singers at Wheeling High School. We went to the last of her dinners in the school cafeteria. They used to be at Chevy Chase Golf Club, which is a beautiful place for a madrigal dinner, as it looks just like a castle. The cafeteria is a little...

Sanibel Spring Break 2009 – Friday

Friday Arrived on time. Waited a bit at the Enterprise counter, got our car, a Toyota Camry. I kind of liked it, Bette found it hard to back up – bad visibility. It had a little storage area in the front with AUX jacks for the MP3 player. Zippy. Nice. Uneventful...

LunaR Brewing Company

While on a mission in Glen Ellyn, we popped over to Villa Park for an impromptu pre-Saint-Patty-Party with Bette’s cousins, one of which has a boyfriend, Charlie, the proprietor of the Lunar Brewing Company, a small neighborhood bar and microbrewery. The...

High School Musical on Stage – Again

Kat was in High School Musical as Taylor McKessie. The show was good, in a gym, and the kids did a wonderful job. Kat showed an animation on stage which I don’t see too often in person. Maybe I am just boring. However, I think I am done with HSM. Three times is...

Ode to a Van

So we junked our van today. Just a car, right? If it’s just a car, why do I feel like crying? In 1995, our new family, just married the year before, replaced Bette’s old Chrysler Fifth Avenue “Blue Whale” with a brand new Dodge Ram Conversion...