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Archive for August 10th, 2008

Double Duty

Here’s my man’s idea of babysitting:

That’s right. He’s mowing the lawn with my daughter on his back. What a guy.

We celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary last night. We went to the Crow’s Nest, which is a restaurant on top of one of the tallest buildings in the city.
Here’s the view from inside the restaurant:


The views of the mountains and city were beautiful. We ate ourselves into a coma. Rock on.

My husband got me the best present an Alaskan could ask for: an autostart for my car. I already have one, but it doesn’t work well (read: it’s been a nightmare since Day 1), so I’m totally psyched to get an upgrade. He sure does know me well.

I got him theatre tickets. Yeah, I know, not most husbands’ idea of a great anniversary present, but just wait: they are for Spamalot and JC Superstar. He’s a big Monty Python fan and the latter is one of his favorite movies. Oh, and the ticket pack also comes with tickets to Annie. Meh. I might sell ’em. Anyway, I’m jazzed.

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Nutritious and Delicious

Okay, how did it take me three years to find this?

I was walking through the dog food aisle comparing costs of name-brand weight management dog food (damn my stinky-assed dog), when I saw the Old Yeller Dog Food bag. I couldn’t help but let loose a snort. I mean, come on. You couldn’t have used Goofy, Pluto, Lady and the Tramp or the dogs from Homeward Bound? The last thing I want to think of when feeding my lab is the beloved dog at the end of the movie who gets shot by his 10-year-old owner. Nice, Disney. Oh so family-friendly.

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