Today Jessica and I are enjoying a much needed day off together after an incredibly long day yesterday. I worked a normal day at Amazon, then went to Gaucho to bartend at 4:00. Jessica had been there since 2:00 getting things setup, and we proceeded to have a long, busy night. It was a lot of fun though and I’m glad I did it. I definitely plan on filling in there whenever I can. It’s a nice change of pace from the office environment and I always enjoy seeing my old friends from the restaurant industry. Plus we’re saving to buy a house so any extra work will benefit the cause.
Our darling baby Ava got to spend the night with Auntie Dana, Uncle Brad, and her cousins Kallan and Anna. This was only the second time she has spent the night away from us, so we were very happy to get her back this morning. After Dana and Brad dropped Ava off the three of us went to IHOP for breakfast, then got home in time for our friend Laurel to come over for a visit. Looks like the rest of the day will be spent taking the dogs for a walk and watching football/movies. I’m going back to work tomorrow morning but it will be a short week from here on out.
2012 was a great year for us that was full of unexpected change and pleasant surprises. We’re so happy to be back home in Seattle, near lots of family and friends, and excited about all of the good things to come in 2013. Obviously bringing a new addition to our family will be the best part of this year. We’re so fortunate in every way. Happy 2013 to all of our loved ones, both near and far. It’s going to be a great year.