Posts Tagged "savannah"

Thanksgiving in Valparaiso

Liz and I left the city on Wednesday, and headed out to Valparaiso to spend the Thanksgiving holiday with Julie and Bob. Today, we mostly just bummed around the house before the festivities (and Katie/Tim’s family came over).

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Christmas Dinner in Frankfort

The day after Christmas, Katie and Dan’s family headed over to Frankfort to hang out (and to have a post-Christmas dinner). On arriving, we all ended up congregating and hanging out in the kitchen for a long while.

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Early Xmas in Frankfort

After flying back in to Chicago from Atlanta, Liz and I decided we wanted to spend the night in Frankfort. Doing so allowed us to spend more time with Julie and Bob, and also had us at the house when Katie came over with the kids.

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Christmas Eve and Ten Pounds of Dry Ice

The thing with dry ice is that, through a process known as sublimation, it shifts from a solid to a gas without an intermediate liquid stage.

If you’ve seen it done in science classes, you know the cool “fog effect” that happens when you mix dry ice and water. The present we got Cameron was basically this experiment, but with a slight twist. Luckily for us, Cameron had never experienced dry ice before… so it got to be a cool thing on multiple counts for him.

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Frankfort Fall Festival, 2012

After a quick lunch, everyone parted ways. The girls went shopping, Dan and Cameron headed to the Midway for rides… and Bob and I headed over to the music store. There, I tried out a few acoustic guitars, and then we made our way over to Frankfort Bowl to escape the heat and to sink a beer.

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Photo Shoot in Frankfort

Over the weekend, Liz and I headed down to Frankfort to participate in some family photos. A friend of Tricia’s is a photographer, and was going to do some group/family pictures for all of us. What normally is a 45 minute trip ended up taking a little over two hours. Moments after we got into the car, we realized that…

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Katie’s Pinning Ceremony, Ivy Tech School of Nursing

For the past two years, Katie has been attending Ivy Tech and working on earning her Nurse’s degree. Lots of hours of studying, clinicals, and preparing for exams during that time. While her official graduation ceremony is on Saturday, several of us went to attend her “pinning” ceremony on Friday, in Valparaiso, IN. A view of the auditorium. We got…

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Opening Presents in Frankfort

On waking up, one of the first things I started to do was mess around some more with the camera. Downstairs, looking onto the fantastic dining room table setup. Messing around with the macro settings. Every started to arrive around 10:30, and we all sat down to a pretty fantastic meal (that’s my plate there, on the bottom left). L…

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