Willow (from childhood)
Maple (from childhood)
NOT stinky ginko
Moments of contentment
On our honeymoon, sitting by the pool at the first place we stayed.
Tahoe, sitting in the backyard on outdoor furniture after a hike with a beer.
Visiting Steve in France. Picked up in the airport, drove to Spain, hadn't seen him in a long time.
Niche with the Guyols.
Rogue with Steve.
Random pub our first meal in London that just happened to have wheat-, egg-, and milk-free fish and chips that Patrick could eat.
Chili every Halloween.
Homemade gnocchi and duck Steve made for me on my Colombus day birthday.
Khao soi in Bangkok with Carl Middleton at the place that only served khao soi and only played Michael Jackson.
Fettuccine alfredo in Italy—Rome?
Cape Town restaurant—some kind of little bird in french? The little dove? My journal knows.
(Best meal in Spain? Look in journal)
Tarragona with mom and dad and Christa and seafood platter with goose-neck barnacles Steve had to identify for us over text.
Pops and Gam's pool.
Pool in Ghana.
Dreyland swimming hole.
Cave in Italy.
In Greece off the boat.
With Dorothy, on the island.
Boogie boarding in the Outer Banks.
Puerto Rico phosphorescence.
Record relay with Denise, Liz, and Maureen.
From childhood Brooke was very sensitive to things being hurt. She hated for anything to die.
Falling asleep after a lot of exertion.
As a kid, summer thunderstorms ("maybe I won't have to wake up for swim practice!").
One time in Minneapolis visiting Mark and Donna, had a sleepover. Donna asked if I wanted to be tucked in and she really tucked me, and I'd never been really tucked before.
The Outer Banks: cool at night, salty air.
So jet lagged on the German exchange while Bryn was trying to go somewhere.
In Greece in the ship cupboard while Christa slept on the liquor cabinet.
Presidential suite with Steven in Dublin.
Costa Rica rainforest hotel.
Mole National Park.
Tahoe—best since diagnosis.
Cutest species seen
Western screech owl
Not the Bunnicula rabbit!