We're just hanging out in the USA right now. Jacob's at a class in Mississippi, and I'm at my brother Bob's house in Albuquerque. I've enjoyed spending time with him and his awesome wife Emily and their 3 lively dogs: Deviny, Zeppelin and Oscar (pictured with me above, fancying himself a lap dog).
I also got to see my sister-in-law Micaela and my fabulous nephew Jacob and his equally-fabulous sister Emily. My father-in-law Jim was even in town, and we all had dinner tonight after nephew Jacob's T-ball game.
I've also been working in the office, which has been wonderful! More updates to come...
Jacob came to Albuquerque for the weekend; it was wonderful to see him, and it was also really fun to visit some of our old favorite places together! One of the things we love most about New Mexico is that my brother Bob and his wife Emily live here. They're fabulous! We're also fond of their dogs. I love this picture of Bob holding Deviny (who is way too big to be held) and Emily laughing in the background.
And then there's the food. Truth be told, it's the real reason Jacob came to Albuquerque for the weekend. :) Here's a carne adovada omelet from Weck's and the world-famous El Pinto nachos.
Over the past several months our appliances in our kitchen have been doing their best to crap out on us. The following are some pictures of our old and new appliances. Can you guess which are old and which are new?
Emily and I have finally come to the realization that what people have been telling us is true: we are terrible bloggers. Actually, let me clarify that we just have a really hard time blogging when we are both in school. Now that at least one of us (me!!!) is done with school I thought I'd work on catching everyone up on what we've done for the last few months...
On March 5th and 6th Emily and took a group of about 40 of her students to a nearby music camp called Hummingbird to work on some of their competition pieces and to have a little bit of fun. Emily and I had an awesome time and I think most of the kids did, too. Oh, and they learned a lot as well.
Troy gets one-on-one time with one of the clinicians.
Streeeeetch. FYI: the three guys in the middle never actually figured out how to bend at the hip.
Time for a break...
...and a hike!
As you can see, the views at Hummingbird were awesome!