Another rainy Saturday.

This morning we woke up early again to head over to Trader Joe’s before it got too crazy busy on Saturday. The later it gets, the busier it gets. We usually try to get to Trader Joe’s as close to 8am when it open as we can. This morning was our best time
so far. We pulled into their parking lot at 8:02am…

I just thought that little berry bunny was pretty cute. We didn’t get any frozen chocolate cover strawberry pieces though. I wonder if they would be good?

After we were done getting groceries at TJ’s, we headed over to get our Saturday morning coffee at Biggby

Biggby is our reward for getting up and getting groceries out of the way. We both got hot chocolates this morning. Biggby had more student artwork on display on their walls. I really liked the hills with the watercolor skies…

The owl and the elephant were really great too…

And if we had a daughter and named her Niala…

She would be Niala Fiala. Maybe Niala could be a middle name.

Later, we went over to Taft’s Brewpourium for another lunch with our gift cards we got for Christmas…

Taft’s had a new Hazelnut Latte Coffee Milk Stout on tap…

And it was really delicious. We watched the Michigan-Illinois game on our little tablet. We shared a small pizza with pepperoni, sausage and banana peppers…

We also shared some of Taft’s chicken wings…

We had six buffalo wings and six Cherrywood BBQ wings…

I think I really like the Cherrywood BBQ the best. But they’re both really good. And even though, Michigan lost. Again. It was a great lunch. We just love Taft’s pizza and wings.

Later, we started watching a series called 11.22.63 on Hulu. It’s pretty good so far. And even though it was another rainy day, it was another pretty good Saturday. 😀🌨️❤️

Good evening from Northside.

The sky was so pretty this evening as the Metro 17 bus was crossing over the Mill Creek bridge into Northside…

And then later in the evening from atop the hill at the end of our street…

Good evening from Northside. 😀🌄❤️

It’s what’s for dinner.

Genifer made lasagna for dinner tonight…

And there was garlic bread. I love garlic bread. The lasagna was really good too. It’s been a minute since we’ve had lasagna. 😀🍝❤️

Remembering Ernie Banks.

Five years ago, Cubs legend Ernie Banks passed away…

Mr. Cub was one of the greatest of all-time. 😰🦕🐻⚾️❤️

It’s what’s for dinner.

For dinner tonight, we had another one of the Kroger Prep+Pared House Chef Express meals. This one was Cheesy Chimichurri Chicken with corn and potatoes…

It was a little on the spicy side. But it was another very delicious meal. We really like the Kroger Prep+Pared House Chef Express meals a lot. 😀🍝❤️

Two years ago.

Two years ago, my nephew Edgerton sent us this amazing little piece of art entitled, “Octopod for Shellington & Captain Barnacles”…

And it’s still one of my favorites and it’s still hanging in my office…

I adore this little piece of art.😀📝🐙❤️

Good evening from Northside.

Good evening from Northside. 😀🌄❤️

Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

Today, we remember the legacy of a great man. We honor The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr… a man who dared to dream while standing fearlessly in the face of adversity. We celebrate the man who taught us to dream while still loving others…

“We may have all come on different ships, but we’re in the same boat now.”

“An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.”

“Love is the only force capable of transforming an enemy into friend.”

“Only in the darkness can you see the stars.”

“Everybody can be great … because anybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and verb agree to serve. You only need a heart full of grace. A soul generated by love.”

Martin Luther King Jr.

Today was really COLD!

It was really cold today. I’m pretty sure it was the coldest day of the year so far…

And it started snowing when we were out walking the dogs tonight…

Brrrrr! 🥶🌨️❄️❤️

Django Western Taco.

This morning we ran some errands. We got more Biggby Coffee and then ran to the grocery to get some stuff for the week. When we got back to Northside, we braved the cold to walk over to Django Western Taco for lunch…

We had some chips & salsa, each had a taco and shared their Jerk Chicken Quesadilla…

And then we shared Django’s amazing bread pudding…

This time it was a bourbon caramel bread pudding. It was amazing!

And I became the mayor of Django again on my Swarm

Django is so good. It’s one of our Northside favorites. 😀🌮❤️