The week leading up to send-off was spent doing terribly routine things together: cooking dinner, giving the cats a bath, going on walks, biking, taking hikes, going on Dairy Queen runs, and watching reruns of The Cobsy Show and Community online.
The day before, we went to Mike's favorite cajun restaurant in Des Moines and wandered around the Botanical Gardens.
|Jambalaya courtesy of Fat Tuesday|
|Blackened chicken done right|
|Cajun fries - seriously addicting|
|Sweet potato pie served hot ... must duplicate!|
|Nom nom nom|
|The risk of a self-timer - accidental photo bombs|
Holding down the fort, Woodly