18 April 2006

home/brew

Thoughts for my birthday…
You’re older than you’ve ever been
And now you’re even older
And now you’re even older
And now you’re even older
You’re older than you’ve ever been
And now you’re even older
And now you’re older still.
(they might be giants)

Seriously, 29 is OK. All of our mortgage paperwork was drawn up on my birthday, so it’s like I got a house for my birthday!

Speaking of which, we signed our lives away on the dotted line today. We close on Thursday and move into our home on Sunday. We’re still very excited. We drove by the house on Friday – just to see it – it was dusk and the lights were on...it just glowed. We walked around Home Depot on Saturday, not shopping for anything in particular, just getting a feel for it since I know we’ll make many trips there in the future.

In other news, Eric has taken up homebrewing. His first batch is a IPA...and a little flat. But drinkable, and if it only gets better from here, we’re in good shape.

top photo: Eric and his first batch fermenting away in the carboy

bottom photo: Eric looking a little skeptical before having his first sip

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

And older still... This year you, my dear, dear daughter, are exactly half as old as I, your mother. And I, your dear, dear mother, am exactly twice as old as you. From now on you will be closing the gap on me... each year closer and closer together. Feel still older now?

And again, congrats on the house. You two can be very, very proud of this accomplishment. I'm sure you will be quite happy in it because you will each return at the end of every day and find your best friend and most beloved there. Whatever else you acquire, for this house or in your life, is simply decoration.

Love, Mom