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The Nutcracker!

The Nutcracker! The Nutcracker!

We continued our annual trip to KC to see the Missouri Ballet's version of the Nutcracker. It is a beautiful production. We started t...

Posted by / 10 December 2006 / No comments /

Christmas!

Christmas! Christmas!

Christmas is so much fun! Bob and I decorate all over the house, but we absolutely love trees!

Posted by / 01 December 2006 / No comments /

Snow Day!

Snow Day! Snow Day!

We have had two snow days in a row! This is totally unheard of at this time of the year. I have taken full advantage of them to sleep in,...

Posted by / 25 November 2006 / No comments /

Are you on the Naughty or Nice List?

Are you on the Naughty or Nice List? Are you on the Naughty or Nice List?

I think it is fair to note that I am on Santa's NICE list! See for yourself: The Official "Naughty or Nice" Ranking for Te...

What will YOUR obit say?

What will YOUR obit say? What will YOUR obit say?

Just took this cute quiz I learned about on another site! Here's mine: 'What will your obituary say?' at QuizGalaxy.com ...

Posted by / 19 November 2006 / No comments / ,

Happy Birthday to me!

Happy Birthday to me! Happy Birthday to me!

Bob cooked a wonderful meal for me to celebrate my 48th birthday! Filet mignon, shrimp cocktail, cheesy hashbrowns, sugar snap peas, gri...

Posted by / 18 November 2006 / No comments /

Christmas Survey (to get you in the mood!)

Christmas Survey (to get you in the mood!) Christmas Survey (to get you in the mood!)

1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate? Hot Chocolate 2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree? Sits them under the trea 3. Color...

Posted by / 11 November 2006 / No comments / ,

Happy Saturday!

Happy Saturday! Happy Saturday!

The weather is dismal and gloomy but today I feel wonderful! I have laundry in the washer and dryer, there are bagels waiting to be toasted...

Posted by / 01 November 2006 / No comments / ,

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Happy Halloween!

Doesn't this picture just say it all? These are David's two wee ones!

Posted by / 28 October 2006 / No comments / , ,

Ashley is 21!

Ashley is 21! Ashley is 21!

Ashley and the Steffes family gathered at the University Club to celebrate Ashley's 21st and Jake's 80th birthday!

Posted by / 20 October 2006 / No comments /

A Toast to Your Health 2006

A Toast to Your Health 2006 A Toast to Your Health 2006

We were invited to participate in the 2006 A Toast to Your Health dinner on Thursday. Here is a photo of the menu. We were invited by Li...

Posted by / 09 October 2006 / 1 Comment /

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween! Happy Halloween!

We love Halloween in our new neighborhood! It is so fun to have actual trick or treaters come to the house. We lived on a busy street bef...

Posted by / 26 September 2006 / No comments / , ,

My Secret Garden

My Secret Garden My Secret Garden

Ashley works at this posh flower shop in Columbia. They just finished a wedding for the Kroenke family (they own the Rams and part of Walm...

Posted by / 16 September 2006 / 1 Comment / ,

Fall Breakfast

Fall Breakfast Fall Breakfast

It was time for me to renew my spirit with some time with my girlfriends! I decided to treat my friends to a breakfast featuring fall typ...

Posted by / 03 September 2006 / No comments /

Niemeier Reunion!

Niemeier Reunion! Niemeier Reunion!

This weekend was Bob's Niemeier Family Reunion. This is Bob's mom's family. Irene is the oldest sibling in the group. We ha...

Mizzou Football!

Mizzou Football! Mizzou Football!

Bob and I love Missour Football! We are big fans and love to tailgate with our buddies. We tailgate every game if possible! We starte...

Posted by / 20 August 2006 / No comments /

Missouri State Fair

Missouri State Fair Missouri State Fair

The State Fair is our last big summer event. It signals us to get ready for fall. We love going to the Fair and have very specific things ...

Posted by / 12 August 2006 / No comments /

Getting Ready for Fall!

Getting Ready for Fall! Getting Ready for Fall!

Fall is my favorite season. I love how the weather cools at night and how when you walk outside during the day the air is crisp and clean....

Posted by / 10 August 2006 / No comments /

Men of the Club

Men of the Club Men of the Club

Tonight was the annual fundraiser for the Boys and Girls Club of Jefferson City. The event consists of men from the community who help r...

Posted by / 06 August 2006 / No comments /

The Wien Picnic

The Wien Picnic The Wien Picnic

The Wien Picnic celebrated its 117th anniversary this weekend with its annual bash. The picnic consists of Bingo, a dunking booth, turtl...

Posted by / 29 July 2006 / No comments /

Victory over Obesity!

Victory over Obesity! Victory over Obesity!

I have struggled with obesity since my mid 20s. I recently tackled losing this weight, once and for all. With the guidance of Jefferson ...

Boston!

Boston! Boston!

I was eager to go to Boston to see the sites I have so often read about as a kid and taught as a fourth grade teacher. Nothing though...

Posted by / 27 July 2006 / No comments /

GLU Girls!

GLU Girls! GLU Girls!

I had the wonderful opportunity to meet up with the girls from Girls Like Us. We had such a good time going to York Beach, Kittery, Maine...

Posted by / 26 July 2006 / No comments /

Our New England Trip

Our New England Trip Our New England Trip

Bob was asked to be a lead presenter for an educational conference in New Hampshire. I was thrilled to be able to go along! I have never...

Posted by / 12 July 2006 / No comments /

Texas Vacation

Texas Vacation Texas Vacation

We had a great time in Texas. We saw a lot of beautiful architecture, missions, mansions and even a palace! We spent some time at the be...

Posted by / 01 July 2006 / No comments /

Cooking School!

Cooking School! Cooking School!

I had the recent opportunity to go to a Viking Culinary Class with two friends from work: Ashley and Darla. This was a gift for Darla fro...

Posted by / 27 June 2006 / 1 Comment /

Karen's Wedding

Karen's Wedding Karen's Wedding

Karen's wedding to Tim was beautiful. The girls were stunning in their red gowns. Karen and Tim certainly know how to throw a party!...

Posted by / 19 June 2006 / 1 Comment /

Our 29th anniversary

Our 29th anniversary Our 29th anniversary

We celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary by eating dinner at our favorite local restaurant, the University Club. Ashley and Eric sent u...

Father's Day Fun!

Father's Day Fun! Father's Day Fun!

We had a blast doing a lobster boil for Bob on Father's Day. It was the first time we have done one. We bought that special pot to c...

Posted by / 04 June 2006 / No comments /

St Louis Cardinals Game

St Louis Cardinals Game St Louis Cardinals Game

A fun adventure to the new Cardinal's stadium during their Inaugural season. Both Bob and Eric have been to see if previously but Ashl...

Posted by / 31 May 2006 / No comments /

MHS 1976-2006 Reunion

MHS 1976-2006 Reunion MHS 1976-2006 Reunion

Here we are ready to go to the MHS reunion. My aunt and uncle from Texas, my mom and Bob and me! Here I am looking 55 pounds lighter aft...

Ashley and boyfriend Eric.

Susan's Wedding

Susan's Wedding Susan's Wedding

Susan's wedding was beautiful. Ashley was one of the bridesmaids, and as you can see, the dresses and flowers are lovely. There was ...

Posted by / 15 January 2006 / No comments /

Women's National Skating Finals

Women's National Skating Finals Women's National Skating Finals

We were fortunate to be able to attend the National Women's Skating Finals in the year when they are determining the Olympic Team. Bo...

Posted by / 10 January 2006 / No comments /

Beautiful kid

Beautiful kid Beautiful kid

Bob and I are so lucky! We created this beautiful child, who is growing into this incredible young woman. We have so many hopes for her! ...

Posted by / 09 January 2006 / No comments /

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