What an eventful weekend. Dan and Brandi finally tied the knot! It’s been a long journey and I was ecstatic to be there. Per usual, I spent a lot of the ceremony and reception getting video for my wedding gift – the video! And as is customary, I will (hopefully) deliver it to them by/on […]Read more "The Wedding of Daniel Buckley and Brandin Dungan"
It’s time for Heroes on Hines again! I did NOT train at all this year. In a panic, I ran Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday (5K each time) in order to make sure I wasn’t in a terrible way come race day. For those of you that don’t know, my company sponsors a 5K every […]Read more "Heroes on Hines 2019"
Ben got some Last Dab Redux in. Naturally, we decided to have a wing night and he brought his collection of hot sauces over for us to trial. Jill made a macaroni dish to supplement the large amount of wings we had to eat. We tried to line the sauces up in order of perceived […]Read more "The Last Dab & a Birthday"
I’ve been watching Shokugeki No Soma for a long time now. We’ve had Shokugeki dinner parties as a result. Not in the sense that we’re having food battles, but that we make the dishes in the show. We chose the dish based on a late season 3 episode. Hachis Parmentier Turns out it’s pretty similar to […]Read more "Dinner Party: Hachis Parmentier"
Last Wednesday for our dinner party night, we decided to make Okonomiyaki. I’d previously seen pictures of this dish with it’s creepily waving ingredients in my friends’ picture. It just so happened that I stumbled on some Youtube videos about this Japanese delicacy and found out, it’s actually not that hard to make. So Ben […]Read more "Okonomiyaki, Mimosas, KBBQ, & Hookah"
Do I start with the title of the post? Or do I start with what happened chronologically? I think it probably makes sense to talk about Valentine’s first. For the last 7 years, John unintentionally started a tradition of eating at Buffalo Wild Wings on Valentine’s day. The first year we did it, it was […]Read more "Valentine’s Week"
Another calm week. It’s been welcome given the last two years of my existence. Last year I was trying to take it easy, and yet I still found myself entrenched in activity. This year has been a welcome change to try to relax and reflect on my life and my relationships to people in my […]Read more "Soup Dumpling Night"