Time to update!

Okay, kind of a lot happened so I need to throw down a quick update here.

First off, Tuesday was
 
I didn’t miss it, but I forgot to blog about it.  So, let’s see.  Really the big thing was that we went to Janesville over the weekend.  My uncle was visiting from Colorado so there was a big thing at my Grandma’s house and she called us to invite us to come!  I just think that was really nice of her.  I definitely got the feeling that she was excited that we lived so close so we could come to something like that.  So anyway we went on Saturday and ate like maniacs!  Grandma made a turkey and her famous homemade buns and a pan of apple crisp (I had 3 slices)…to say nothing of the full jar of her homemade pickles!!  Oh man…heaven.  I’ve decided that if I was trapped on a desert island and I could only pick 1 food to have, I would pick Grandma D’s homemade pickles.

Anyway, we played 1 game of acquire and several games of Apples to Apples and much fun was had by all.  2 people immediately put the game on their Christmas lists!  Then Sunday we went over to my Aunt Lois’ house and watched the Packer’s game with some good ole Packer’s fans.  And they even won!!  My Grandma came with so that her and Sara could play Scrabble instead of watching the game.  Oh also, everybody has gardens and stuff, so we got some fresh pears from Uncle Lenny and fresh raspberries from my Uncle Roger.  Uncle Lenny has a pseudo-farm that my dad would *love*.  He grows pears, apples, cherries, all manner of vegetables and has chickens and turkeys.  Finally, Grandma gave me 3 jars of pickels to take home!!  But she made me promise not to tell anybody, so it’s a good thing this isn’t public or anything.

Quote of the weekend:
Len: “The cat had a hernia so I just pushed it back in there.”
Pat: “How did you keep it in?  Did you stitch it up?”
Len: “No…I just wrapped some duct tape around it.  By the time the cat got it off, it was healed.”

Uncle Len, Veteranarian.  What is it with my family and cats?

5 thoughts on “Time to update!

  1. Shane, I so love your blogs. They’re always hilarious and it’s a great way for me to see that you and Sara are doing well 🙂 I need to try one of these pickles you two rave about. Oh, and Derek and I always tell people about Apples to Apples because of how much fun we had when you guys visited us! Jen

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