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A Vaily Good Time!

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After spending 34 hours in the car and a whole week on vacation with Robbie I can officially say I’m not sick of him! Good thing since I decided to marry him!! I was sad on Monday morning when I realized I didn’t get to spend the whole day with him and had to return to work.

Rob and Me skiing

Robbie and I skied a few days at Vail.  Only about 28% of the Mountain was open due to lack of the fluffy white stuff, which seems like it’s not that much but we didn’t even ski all of the 28%; it’s that big!  One of the afternoons Mac was able to meet up with us and take a few runs, It was easy to spot which way she went in her green jacket and red snow pants!

Mac and Me at the top of the Gondola

MacKenzie works at a really fancy/expensive seafood restaurant called Montauk where we visited her at the bar and had really yummy lobster macaroni and martinis.  The wait staff was really confused when they saw me sitting there and then saw Mac bopping around.  Some of them caught on that we were twins….I heard a “there is a girl that looks JUST like Mac at the bar!” a few times.

Me and Mac and Montauk

Karrisa and Rob at Montauk

The  hockey team Mac and Karrisa play for had a friends and family night since everyone’s family was in town for the holidays so Rob was able to play with everyone and I sat in the stands with Meiko.  I believe Rob was the only one WITHOUT full pads, he had some under his Redwings shirt but I bet he would’ve like to have had butt pads, too! Here’s Rob trying to score a goal on Mac…

Rob in Red, Mac in Yellow--blocking the goal

Meiko's watching the game

Four of our meals we ate at Moe’s in Lionshead at Vail.  They have amazing pulled pork sandwiches, banana pudding, and macaroni! For only $9 you get the sandwich, your choice of 2 sides, and a drink—for anyone that’s been to Vail, that’s a STEAL! Everything is overpriced in Vail, so overpriced the gas stations don’t even put the prices up on their displays.  I guess that’s the price you pay for living in paradise.

us at Moe's!

Going on vacation with Meiko was a real treat! It was so nice to come back from skiing and be tackled by her kisses and love.  She was such a good traveler, sleeping 16.75 of the 17 hours there, and 17 of the 17 hours back! I think Meiko had a great vacation too; she was spoiled with love and got a few special presents from her GrandPawents; A snuggie and some very durable squeaky toys!

meiko in her snuggie

Robbie got some really great shoes, and I got the best present ever….spending time with Rob, Mac Karrisa, and Meiko.  I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, I’ll get made fun of because it’s really not that funny… I had a VAILY good time –get it? Vaily instead of very… I know, I know.

sorry for the poor quality photos, I neeeeeeeeed more than just my iphone camera.

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March Madness.

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March Madness….aye aye aye. 

It drives me absolutely bonkers when people cheer for a team they have no connection with.  So, I have come up with a few rules as to teams one may cheer for: 

  1. you are or have attended said school (especially if you’re/have been an athlete!!!)
  2. you have a brother, sister, mother, father, even grand____,who attend or have attended said school.    

For example, the only teams I can root for are; Aquinas, Toledo, and Michigan State. For obvious reasons the Saints and the Rockets aren’t playing.  So, I default to MSU but mostly because I love having a Big Ten Champion Spartan Sister…..GO GREEN! GO WHITE! GO STATE!

 

Spartan Love.

Spartan Love.

Ultimate!!

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Our friend Dan plays for Madison’s elite ultimate frisbee team, the Madison Clubs. Normally, they travel around the country every weekend, but this weekend they were in Milwaukee! Me and 9 others made the drive to watch the Clubs dive, throw, and run around yesterday. The Clubs are ranked 3rd in the country and they sure deserved to be #1 from what I saw.

ultimate...fans!

ultimate...fans!

I had the fan t-shirts made at a little local screen printer, boy oh boy did we look official!

Meiko is a fan, too!

Meiko is a fan, too!

It sure is hard to take a good action shot, with an iphone, please forgive me!

they men playing.

they men playing.

A Swinging Weekend.

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I’m so glad I picked this sport up. Mostly to wear my pink saddle shoes, hit colorful balls, and carry my clubs in an awesome bag. But I do enjoy the game that I’ll (ideally) play for a lifetime. My dad takes me out for a round of 9 when I come home and the weather is nice. This past weekend, the weather was perfect and so was the company! For fathers day we got my dad that penguin, and for my birthday my sister got me a skunk butt, club cover.

My shoes are way more cute!

My shoes are way more cute!

Gotta thanks Ken, my co-worker for taking the shadow off my face!