Happy Memorial Day after to you! It was a busy day yesterday – not a single photo was taken, shoot.
I got myself out of bed early and did a 27 ride with my cycling buddies. I, once again, had a difficult time getting to sleep so when I dragged myself out of bed in the early morning, all I could think of was – gotta get coffee, gotta get coffee. As it turns out, I was fine for the first 20 miles or so – after that I hung on for dear life. But I couldn’t rest because I promised Miss Caroline that I would make her some Thai sticky rice and larb. A promise is a promise. Then there was a picnic and pool party because it was Memorial Day and because it was Memorial Day, three of our friends said the most beautiful prayer for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in our military and for our country. It was all perfect –
All that being said – there was a hockey game last night, did cha know? Hockey in May! The Anaheim Ducks were playing the Chicago Blackhawks in the semi-finals for the Stanley Cup. I’m praying – praying that the Ducks win the series and Neighbor Doug gets the championship. He deserves it after all these years in the NHL.
This is how we watched the game on our not-so-done porch a couple of nights ago.
We don’t have any lighting out there yet so I lit candles and we watched on wifi by candle light. It was very romantic, especially during outbursts when they scored.
It’s still very rustic out on the porch. Here’s another inspiration I found on the internets. We don’t have a wood fireplace anymore but if we did this would be a great idea! If only we had a couple of kids to cut and stack the wood . . .
Last week, Neighbor Doug and Carrie’s dog Zoe came to visit. I snapped this photo and Amy-girl, their daughter, used it as her phone wallpaper.
Then this happened at 10:01.
She has glasses!!
Alright Ducks and Neighbor Doug, get that win! Your dog and your neighbors are counting on you!
Thanks for listening to the rambling today.