Going into Town

On Wednesday I made a few phone calls, found a (relatively) local source for raw milk, and outfitted the cooler for a 45 mile round trip drive. The Boogedy and I drove into Panama City (braving a frog-strangler of a rainstorm) to the produce stand for 3 gallons of fresh milk, then to the other side of town to hit a few Asian markets I found online. We came back with fresh black-eyed peas, sweet basil, frozen lemongrass, juicy young coconuts, cellophane wrapped philipino cakes (polvorones), pink skinned lychees, black sticky rice, and a bunch of other Thai and Vietnamese products that looked good. It was so good to finally have the products I took for granted in SLC!

Some random photos. Here’s a gecko outside our kitchen window.

We had a HUGE thunderstorm. We have a great front porch for storms. The back porch is screened, but our roommates have claimed that as a smoking porch, so I avoid it. The Boogedy enjoyed the downpour:

And kept putting his body parts into the drip line:

I got myself some new glasses, as allergies are making contact lenses miserable:

with magnetic shades!

Here are the patrol boats looking for oil off the coast of Walton County:

Me in my anti-sunburn riding outfit with bike shorts underneath. Compare to the riding outfit of 6 months ago.

and a photo of the (suddenly camera-shy) boy I pulled 12 miles today to go to work:

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2 Responses to “Going into Town”


  1. 1 Kristin June 27, 2010 at 6:53 pm

    Snazzy glasses!!

  2. 2 Robin-Elise Call August 3, 2010 at 11:00 am

    Florida seems to be treating you well!!!! I love your new glasses, super cool… They sort of go with the sparkly rear-view mirror. I am psyched to try out some crackers and an apricot galette. Emily got a bunch of apricots from our HAP co-worker, Pamela.

    Thank you for sharing your adventures!


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