Thursday, August 28, 2014

Family Visits DC

Deeann and family were in the area doing the DC thing.  So Shawn and I took the day off and metroed into DC to have lunch with everyone.  We had yummy burgers at the Shake Shack and talked for a few hours.  It is always great to see family! Especially on the East Coast.

Me, Deeann, Rachel, and Ryleigh
(Joe and Shawn were taking the picture...convenient)

Friday, August 22, 2014

Shawn's Latest Surgery

Shawn had knee surgery yesterday and all went well.  Hopefully this will help with the pain he has been having from our accident last September.

We napped, cleaned out the DVR, and ate so much food while Shawn was recovering for the first 48 hours.  We even had some friends stop by to participate in our first Chicken Off (eating copious amounts of fried chicken from various locations to see which is the best) and watch some Harry Potter.

Walter was concerned about his daddy

Chuy and I were also helping Shawn snuggle up and rest

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Happy Anniversary

Since Shawn was scheduled to have surgery on our actual anniversary we celebrated the night before in DC.  We met King out for dinner at Las Placitas and then walked over to the National's Ball Park.  A coworker was nice enough to give us his amazing seats (front row, cushioned, right where all the balls are hit).  It is a beautiful stadium and we had a great time.

Shawn and I have spent three great years together.  He is my best friend and my soulmate (corny I know).  Plus he's cute!

Happy 3rd Anniversary

view from our seats

Monday, August 18, 2014

Bro Bro Visits Maryland

Zachary was in Virginia for work, so close but so far away.  He had one day off during the 12 days he was here.  On his day off I decided to drive down there to pick him up so Shawn and I could spend some time with him.  I loved every second of it!  I wish we could see him more often (and of course Adri).  

Our friend Dina was having her Sharknado 2 party.  Zac came with us to enjoy some bbq, backyard movies, and fun games.  It was a great night.

Our other friends invited us on their boat the next day.  We headed out to the Chesapeake Bay to go tubing and enjoy the water and seafood.  Zachary had his first Maryland crabs and loved 'em!  

We had a great time bro bro - miss and love you!

hard to take a picture without a flash

these two...

Zac's tubing

me and my little bro bro

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Room with a View

I was working locally this time and had the opportunity to visit a beautiful building with an amazing view!

Washington Monument

Lincoln Memorial

Friday, August 15, 2014

Janna's Birthday

We celebrated Janna's birthday in Annapolis with Mexican food and margaritas!  We had a great time and was glad to get out for the night.

his hat was messing up my hair

birthday girl!

cheese face

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Late Arrival and Celebration

Shawn arrived from Alabama later than he expected.  We lounged around all day watching movies and went to R&R for Mexican food.  The boys were more than happy to lay around with us all day.

We also had a belated birthday celebration.  Shawn made me sit on the couch and relax while he made a German Chocolate cake from scratch and smoked ribs.  Everything turned out extremely delicious.  I think he felt bad for not being able to be with me on my actual birthday.

 the boys and I helped Shawn recover after 2.5 weeks in Alabama

Isn't he the cutest?!

relaxing while Shawn made me a cake and ribs

belated birthday celebration

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Bath, Maine

I was in Bath, ME for a quick trip.  I was able to enjoy a lobster dinner (my first) and tried to see the water but the fog was not cooperating.  Maine was so beautiful and peacefully quiet.  I am dying to go back for a vacation.  Hopefully one day.

Dock by restaurant

When I was younger we were in Maine visiting Uncle Richie...we went to a lobster farm where I happily picked out a lobster.  When we got home I realized what they were going to do with him.  I cried so much I passed out and when I woke up dinner was over!  I have never had a lobster dinner until now.  IT WAS DELICIOUS!