Check out this photo of me and my parents. We'd just finished up an excellent lunch and wine tasting at Stable Rock Winery & Distillery in Jefferson last Friday and had half a day of exploration left. Looks perfectly innocent, right? Approximately 60 seconds after Tara took this pic, I stepped off a curb because … Continue reading Real (non-plastic) flamingos and a pretzel the size of my head.
If you were reading me over the holidays last year, you probably recall a friendly little competition with Kelly, the overzealous neighbor across the street. She took so much pleasure in taunting me with her holiday display I started referring to her as Christmas Light Kelly. Gauntlets were thrown as we each tried to out-illuminate … Continue reading Six-Pack of Giant Spiders
Earlier this year, I professed my love for flamingos and proudly showed off my new pink flamingo yard decor. Oh, how happy I was to finally add a splash of pink to our humble surroundings! But a few days ago I was walking through our neighborhood and saw this: Well, crap. Clearly I have been … Continue reading Think Pinker
Sunday, a miracle happened. I actually convinced Tara that our yard would be better off with a few flamingos. Not real ones, mind you (though, if they could survive the harsh South Dakota winters, I'd totally be down). As you might recall, I recently suggested that we add plastic pink flamingos to our landscaping, an … Continue reading Think Pink
When we were working in the yard last weekend, I asked Tara if she'd be opposed to adding plastic pink flamingos to our landscaping. As soon as those words left my mouth, I realized how absurd they sounded. Not because I have anything against plastic pink flamingos; their kitsch factor appeals to me in the … Continue reading All Flamingos are Pink