Sunday, April 11, 2010

I feel re-energized!

My Mom came to visit this week. It was a last minute trip...when I called her crying about CD1 a week or so ago she knew that I needed her. She had a business trip this week and was connecting in Milwaukee on the way home. Instead of taking the return trip to Boston, she came to visit for a couple days, and headed home yesterday afternoon. On the way home from the airport she said she thinks we need to stop trying so hard. After I told her how ridiclous that statement was I said, "Mom, I don't need you to give me advice, I just want you to listen." She got the point.

We had such a great time. We went out to eat, went shopping, made dinner together, had a little too much wine, and went to the opera. Here we are

After she left yesterday I headed down to Chicago to have lunch with some of the Bump ladies! We went to PF Chang's in Schaumburg. I had never been before, it was really good. We forgot to take a picture, unfortunately.

Lastly, M's mustache has really filled in. He is participating in a fundraiser for charity. A bunch of guys grow a mustache for a month and then have a 'beauty pageant'. We went last year, it was really one of the funniest things I've ever seen. The fundraiser/event is for the Make a Wish Foundation. Here is me, M, and his mustache at the opera

Next weekend is our 1st anniversary. We'll be spending the weekend at a resort in the Wisconsin Dells. Can't wait!

5 words of geekdom:

Gingham said...

Glad you had a great time with your mom. Mother/daughter time always makes me feel so much better, too.

LOL - love the 'stache! GL to Mike at his "beauty pageant!"

Amber said...

I had such a good time Saturday! Can;t wait to do it again!

PinkLove-S said...

Wow, you and your mom look so much alike IMO. AND, the mustache deal is hilarious!!!!

PS - I LOVE PF changs!

Heather said...

Glad you had a good time with your mom -- very nice of her to come visit you last minute like that - that is what moms are for :)

Happy Anniversary a little early -- have a great time on your getaway!

Katie said...

LOL @ Mike's mustache! Ow ow!

Happy anniversary!

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