Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Dinner at Buca

There was a time when going out to eat was a fairly dignified affair...good food, polite conversation, sharing one colored on the menu or dropped her BA on the floor, or fished in my iced tea for that slippery lemon slice....but damn, THIS is much more fun!

KQ tried the lemon wedge her dad offered made her shiver and squirm, but she wanted to try it over and
It was raining before we got to the restaurant, so I had my umbrella along. As we left, I was carrying KQ, and showed her how the umbrella worked--POP! It's open, and we were under it! Then, POP! it's gone into a foot long stick. POP! There it is again, over our heads!

I LOVE the idea that she thinks I'm!

BTW, my name is now Damma.

Saturday, September 01, 2007

The State Fair with grandkids!

Yes, ok....I don't usually like the State Fair, right? I might get talked into going every six or seven years, but I always vow--NEVER again. LOL

However, I didn't need to think about it too hard when B said she thought she'd take the kids to the fair, and did I want to go along? She's been to the fair in her home state, but never the MINNESOTA State Fair.

WELL, then...a certain foolish pride kicks in, right? (Where's my rolling-eyes smiley when I need it?)

Mercifully, with little kids, it was short...but they made it