Over Memorial Day weekend we took advantage of the Monday off and flew up to Chicago for a short trip. We spent half the time in the city (using up a free night certificate) and half the time with...
Eric’s 40th: Kew Gardens & Richmond
To help celebrate my birthday Leandra treated me to an afternoon at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (better known as Kew Gardens). The District line took us within a few blocks of the entrance, and...
Memory Monday: Wayfarer’s Chapel
In August 2004, Eric and I had just moved to North Carolina. We had some time off before school started so we took a trip out to Los Angeles to visit my brother who had graduated from college and...
My little niece
Our trip to Chicago last weekend was a lot of fun. While Eric was primarily up there to attend a travel workshop, my sole purpose was to cram in as much time with my 15-month-old niece as possible....
A long weekend in London: Saturday
On Saturday we headed up to the retail area in Camden, and are known for an incredible mix of styles, with hard-core leather stores next to sneaker stores next to tourist t-shirts. The storefronts...
Hanging Rock State Park
Leandra's brother Ryan and his girlfriend Emily came to visit us for Thanksgiving, and after all the turkey we were in need of some outdoor time. Hanging Rock State Park is only about 2 hours away,...
We made a quick trip up to Chicago his weekend for our niece's christening. I figured it would be good to show up since I am the godmother and all. :) The day started with a relaxing picnic at a...
introducing Ava Izabel
Born: 7/7/2011 at 7:15pm Stats: 7lbs, 6oz; 19 inches long snoozing in grandpa's arms looking at her mama hooray for being a new auntie!
Lauren’s Baby Shower
Last weekend, I flew up to Chicago (third time in 6 months!) for my sister's baby shower. It was the first time I had been back at Medinah Country Club since E&L Gallery and also seen most of...
A certain furry member of our family really enjoys opening her own gifts. We took a quick break mid-morning for mimosas and quiche and then jumped right back into opening presents! Well, most of us...
a beach wedding
This post is a few weeks after the fact, so most people have probably seen the photos on E&L Gallery, but here are a few of my favorites from Neil (Eric's brother) and Nicole's wedding in Mexico...
a warm Easter weekend
I hope everyone had a lovely Easter weekend... we certainly enjoyed the unseasonably warm weather around these parts. We ate outside, went for long walks and had the windows open to freshen up the...
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