Alternative title: The color of my legs matches my iPhone cord 😦 😦
June was such a fun month! Liam was free for most of it and I took a vacation with some of my best friends. We kept things fairly relaxed around the house for the most part.
The apartment gardening project is just okay. Not much better than that. I must have been right about the strawberries being diseased because they died almost immediately after planting. We also think that we got a bad packet of bean seeds because only one spouted and it’s now dying as well. In happier news, we have had lots of basil and parsley-filled dishes and just harvested our first pepper yesterday. No tomatoes are ready yet but we added the plants kind of late. Because the beans were totally unsuccessful we planted radishes the other day and those are just starting to show tiny sprouts.
Though we were out and about a ton last month we only had one real date night with just the two of us. Early in the month we went to a Mexican restaurant for dinner and had some fabulous tacos.
There was also one road trip: we headed to my parents’ house for a weekend of celebrating my dad. Ice cream is our fuel of choice for these drives. Culvers is a thing we will miss greatly if we leave the midwest. We celebrated by power washing, sanding, staining, weeding, mulching, tree trimming…all the outdoor -ings, basically. My dad is of the Puritanical “early to bed, early to rise” mindset and is always, always, always the first one to bed when we’re together. Slightly embarrassingly all of the children were in bed before him. We were so tired from the yard work that a few of us even fell asleep before dessert!
Books I read: Primates of Park Avenue; Where’d You Go, Bernadette? I liked both!
TV shows: None from what I remember. Hockey, obviously. We’re both big Blackhawks fans (even though Liam *should* be a Bruins fan he agrees that Chicago sports > Boston sports!) and are very saad about the trade news.
Snippets: This is the first month where I have waited until the end to draft this post. Normally I will have it in the draft folder for the entire month and I’ll add little bits as I remember them. There was so little computer time this month that it didn’t work out that way and I really have nothing else to add. 🙂