Thursday, July 31, 2008

What it's the last day of July!!??

Where oh where did summer go? Oh, it is probably still very much around for some of you but for Jeff and I, it's pretty much over. *sigh* Looking back, I realize how full our summer was. We tried some new things and made some great memories.
Some things that may have not featured on our blog:
Jeff worked many camps this summer but he also got work with a lot of great coaches and kids. He also completed his last class towards obtaining his MS in Education at SIUE. Yeah! I'm so proud of him and all of his hard work, late nights, and many papers that he completed to get here. I'm also proud of his achieving his goal of competing in a triathlon this summer. He has been working really hard, training for most of the year and dropping A LOT of weight (you may not recognize his new, lean physique). He and Jesse competed in the Lake in the Hills mini-tri on July 19th. They both finished really well and I think they are both now addicted to tris. Stay tuned for a post from Jeff and maybe a picture or two on their experience.
Jeff and I also got to be a part of several of Justin and Anna's pre-wedding events like Justin's bachelor party and Anna's shower. They were great memories where we got to relax and spend time with family. We are really looking forward to the wedding at the end of next month!
This summer has also been filled with long walks with Mickey. Jeff always says that summer is his favorite time in Greenville because the streets are always empty (for the most part) and its nice to walk in the evenings.
Last weekend, Jeff planned a "date" for us. He had been wanting to go see the Lee and Grant exhibit at the MO History Museum in Forest Park. It is a traveling exhibit that was only in STL for certain period of time. We both enjoyed the museum, the Lindbergh room was especially interesting. We then headed to a favorite little grocery store that some of you may also frequent, Trader Joes, before heading to The Hill for a little Italian cuisine. We went to a place called Favazza's and after a length wait (50-60 min) we were finally seated. Boy, it was good though! It was a great last hurrah before Jeff began football again. So, alas, I am a widow yet again...or at least for the next several months.

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