Category Archives: Dubuque

365, 5: day 263

Dubuque, IA We had a lazy morning at my parents’ house (mostly playing with my nephew’s play doh set?) before taking the 4th Street Elevator to the top, enjoying the lovely city views, discovering a walk down I’d never known … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 262

Dubuque, IA Today was my not-bachlorette-party. I really resisted one, and my amazing friends and family threw one despite that, and it was an absolute joy. I started the morning at the farmers’ market with some of my best friends … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 75

Dubuque, IA We got snowed in today. I slept in, we woke up to my sister’s excitement and the really preliminary planning that came from that, before realizing we were going nowhere and our quiet, adult day was about to … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 74

Dubuque, IA We had a pretty lazy day until this evening, when my baby sister got engaged! To the best guy and it’s all so exciting and great. We were invited over to his place just after, for champagne and … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 72

Dubuque, IA Merry Christmas! I actually made it through the day without freaking out at all, an accompaniment about which I feel pretty good. I ate a healthy breakfast, got only useful gifts, felt good about the few gifts I … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 71

Dubuque, IA We ran around like little elves all day, pretty successfully, all things considered. We got home just in time for church, make your own pizza, wine tasting, leaving cookies out for Santa, Holiday Word Around, and general merriment. … Continue reading

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365, 5: day 45

Dubuque, IA There was a lot of debate back and forth whether we should go to Chicago today or stay in Iowa (over Dora Candyland, obviously), and we ultimately decided to go. We stopped at my grandparents’ on the way … Continue reading

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