1. Lots and Lots of Card Games
2. Gem Mining
Last time we went mining, I found an emerald. This time, I found a garnet.
3. Eating Excellent Mexican Food
Despite its deliciousness, I've got to say it didn't hold a candle to the Inca of my youth. My mouth is watering right now thinking about savoring a huge platter of arroz con pollo. Having said that, the restaurant where we did eat was probably the best Mexican food I've had since leaving good old Moses Lake.
4. The Christmas in July Festival
5. Appearing in Un-Flattering Photographs
There's nothing that can increase a girl's self esteem like looking at pictures of herself in water shoes and a swimsuit at 35+ weeks pregnant.
When we returned from the mountains, there were more mountains waiting for us: mountains of fresh produce from Bruce and Joy's garden.
My father-in-law has made it pretty clear that this bounteous spread will be a one-year-wonder. What was supposed to be a family project has really become his full time project, and for that I am very sorry. I keep hoping, however, that he will change his mind. He's just so darn good at it!
And in other news, lest we forget that I am huge and pregnant, here I am, looking strikingly lovely at 37 weeks: