Life Lately – June 2017

Life Lately – June 2017

This year seems to be going by so quickly. June, like most months, was a bit crazy around here. According to my camera roll, one of the first things we did in June was go to the beach. We drove about an hour away to Matapeake Beach to teach Kidd to swim. It’s the closest dog friendly beach to DC and it’s actually pretty nice. It’s right over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge – across the bay from Sandy Pointe. It’s…

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Weekending: The One Where I spent Friday Night in Mexico

Weekending: The One Where I spent Friday Night in Mexico

On Friday night I went to Mexico for the first time. Well, technically anyway. Ivan and I attended a party at the Mexican Cultural Institute & Embassy, which is by law, Mexican ground. Last night we attended an event at the Mexican Cultural Instutiude (& Embassy). We were treated to Mexican beer, tequilla, food, art & musical performances. It was such a fantastic night. The building hosts all sorts of events and is open to the public during the week….

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Weekending: The One With the Lady Antebellum Concert

Weekending: The One With the Lady Antebellum Concert

This past weekend went by pretty fast. On Friday night Ivan and I had dinner together in DC.  We went to a place in Capitol Hill called Medium Rare. They do a prefix steak dinner – bread, salad & steak with fries. It was good, but I don’t know that I’d go back. The food wasn’t very memorable and I feel like they rushed us through dinner. Granted, when there is one thing on the menu, the kitchen shouldn’t take…

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Life Lately – May 2017

Life Lately – May 2017

So this past month has been rather crazy. Sorry about the lack of posts, it’s been hectic around here. I kicked off the month with a fantastic birthday week. My birthday is on May 7th and Ivan’s is on the 10th, so   we treated ourselves to a joint birthday week. First we saw the Diamondbacks take on the Nationals, twice. Then we went to a Cinco De Mayo festival with some friends. There was Mexican wrestling and Mexican bingo….

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Book Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

Book Review: Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup

1. Frannie and Tru by Karen Hattrup When Frannie Little eavesdrops on her parents fighting she discovers that her cousin Truman is gay, and his parents are so upset they are sending him to live with her family for the summer. At least, that’s what she thinks the story is. . . When he arrives, shy Frannie befriends this older boy, who is everything that she’s not–rich, confident, cynical, sophisticated. Together, they embark on a magical summer marked by slowly…

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