Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Nevada Weather

So we're experiencing some crazy weather again. It was 80 degrees just the day before yesterday, low 70s yesterday and SNOW today??? Seriously?? And why I expect anything different, I don't know. Last year we had this see-saw weather pattern for 6 weeks straight all the way through June. Every other weekend was sunny and warm and then snow on the following. Does anyone know just how much I hate the snow? I used to love it when I only saw a few inches the entire year. This Nevada weather is just plain insane. I want spring!!

Sunshine!!!! Flowers!!!!

*sigh* I think I get the winter blues...bad. lol

Mike is loving it. I think the dogs normally love the snow, but they're already shedding their winter coats. :( Poor babies.

Monday, April 21, 2008


So while we were in Tahoe we had someone just come to the house and feed the big dogs and they stayed out in the yard. But Dolce had to stay with a friend/co-worker. So she sent me a couple of pictures to let me know that he was doing alright. They're pretty funny and cute so I had to share!

Wearing D&G sunglasses.

Playing with Cricket.

At home on the kitchen floor.

Lake Tahoe/Bruce Springsteen

So I'm like 2 weeks behind on posts. 2 weeks ago Mike and I spent an extended weekend in Lake Tahoe. We really had a lot of fun. I still can't get over how beautiful it is there no matter what time of year! We spent a little time by the water and enjoyed the serenity. We drove around quite a bit and, thanks to Mike, we had to listen to a time share guy for a couple of hours. Actually it wasn't so bad and was the reason we ended up taking this mini vacation. Well no, I take that back. Bruce Springsteen was the reason we ended up taking this mini vacation! :)

We drove up to Sacramento on Friday night to see Bruce in concert. I was never a huge Bruce fan and this was my first concert. Sorry, I didn't grow up in Jersey! Anyway, I think this was like Mike's 35th Bruce concert or something like that and I know he had a good time. And I have to admit about halfway through the show I really started to enjoy myself. I think I would have enjoyed the first half a little better had I actually known any of the songs. He put on a pretty good show. Too bad I was too chicken to actually attempt to bring my camera inside. :-) Same topic, different tone: It was kinda sad last week when we heard the news that his organist/keyboardist Danny Federici had passed away. It was kind of an odd feeling to know we had just seem him in concert just over a week before. I can't believe someone could be that dedicated to, or passionate about, his work and music to play when he was so ill.

I have to tell you, this was probably one of our more expensive trips! lol Not only did we go to the concert and spend a ton of money on t-shirts and drinks. Mike got a new rifle from the new Cabelas in Reno. And I finally picked out a new wedding band. Unfortunately for me, I have to take it back.

For those that don't know about my big stupid ring saga: my first wedding band makes my finger blister, crack and bleed. (I know...GROSS!) No one can tell me what it is that causes it. So I've been ring shopping for a really long time and finally just decided to pick one and be done with it. Well I did. We picked out a pave band from Jared's and after having it on for 2 days, it also made my finger blister. Ridiculous. My engagement ring is 14k white gold, and that's what both of these wedding bands are supposed to be. Yet my engagement ring doesn't bother my finger. I don't get it. Anyway, here's the worst part. I took my ring to a local jeweler and talked to the owner/goldsmith. He actually tested the new band that I got from Jared's and told me that it's actually only 10k most of the way around. Only the metal supporting the diamonds is 14k. So basically I paid for more than it's value because the ring I actually got is not 14k all the way around. Nice huh? We'll be taking it back within the 30 day return policy. It's just a PAIN in the neck because we have to drive like 4 hours just to get to one.

Anyway, back to Tahoe. Mike got some really great pictures while we were there. Seriously, if you haven't been, you must. It's beautiful!!

Monday, April 14, 2008

Big Horn Sheep

So Mike and I rode up to Lamoille Canyon on the motorcycle 2-3 weeks ago and saw a big herd of Big Horn Sheep. So we went home and picked up his big camera and drove back up in the truck. I just wanted to share some of these really cool pictures!

The following pictures were taken with the small camera when we were on the motorcycle before we went home to grab the big camera.

These are obviously not big horn sheep, we saw a bunch of mule deer on the way out.

These pictures are after we came back with the truck and the big camera. Big difference huh?

So I'm sure most of you will think I'm crazy since we all know that most of these blogs and pictures are going to be about my dogs :-), but at least this way I can post as many pictures as I want without clogging up your inboxes :-) (maybe!)

I'm gonna be neurotic when we actually have a kid, can you imagine? I feel sorry for all of you! You think I'm bad now!

Stay tuned for Warren Family updates and pictures!