Friday, September 24, 2010

The man is a beast.

Our lawn underwent a huge transformation in the space of about 5 hours yesterday.  Here it is at about 5 pm:

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And here it is this morning, when it was light enough to take a photo:

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Amazing, isn’t it?  Tony worked his ass off last night, with Leland’s help for a couple of hours.  When he was finally finished, he took off his pants, cracked a beer, and told me he was ready to sleep.*  I leaned in for a kiss, wrinkled my nose, and told him I thought he was ready for a shower.  He worked so hard and I am so proud of the end result.  Thank you, Tony!!!



We celebrated our 5th anniversary in Bellevue at The Melting Pot and it was delicious.  If the pricetag wasn’t so extraordinary, I would want to go every night.  I’ll settle for requesting a fondue pot for Christmas so I can make my own.


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Tony ordered some dessert first.


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Self Portrait!!!  (I promise I wore clothes to dinner, even if it doesn’t look like it right now)


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Oh, yes, he’s as good as he looks.  Wait!  I mean, the dinner is as good as it looks!

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Oh, fondue, how I love you…


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Dessert~ chocolate s’mores fondue and complimentary Champagne



This guy:


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I’m pretty sure there’s a photo of me at his age eating cereal out of a box on the floor, too.


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Clearly, the main reason we had a child was so that he could help with household chores.


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*Isn’t that always the first thing guys do when they want to get comfortable: take off their pants?


Shanden said...

Amelia you are a delight. I love this blog. xoxoxo,

julia said...

you look beautiful and the yard is awesome :)

K Schimmy said...

Naked fondue eating? Why not? Oh wait... the second-degree burns are probably a turn-off.

Mom and Dad said...

Certainly after the healing occurs, the taste of fondue lingers???
The yard does look phenomenal!! Great transformation. Course that cute little blonde helper is very resourceful and I am glad you guys are teaching him how to wash a car. Gma always needs help that way. Looks like the desert was something of a novelty too?