Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Call Us Crazy

This past weekend, being the responsible adults that we are, we boarded a plane.

Alone.  No boys.  Just us.

Hello, Saint Louis!

Neither of us had ever been so we crammed as much as we could in to a very short amount of time.

We saw the arch, spent a quarter or two at the casino, and visited the basilica...which was by far the most beautiful church I have seen on American soil.

We saw Autumn (and felt it!) and also saw beautiful homes with character...homes that were for sale for half the price of our little house on our little street.  

We met some of my very favorite people there...my Italian famiglia, so it was fitting that in between eating barbecue and frozen custard that we should hang out in Little Italy.

Cucidati are Italian fig cookies...so very, very yummy.


We toured Anheuser-Busch and flashed our ID's (our last name?  Busch!) with hopes that someone might think it was cool.  I'm thinking lots of Busch's visit there because they weren't overly impressed.

Oh...and note to self.  If on a tour with a large group of people and the tour guide asks, 'what is better than beer?' don't shout out 'FREE BEER!'

Turns out the answer is supposed to be 'pretzels'...



BUT...after the free tour they do give free beer.  Actually, they give TWO free beers.  Big beers.  And nothing against Uncle Anheuser, but they make good tasting beer too.


But the real reason behind this crazy little trip of ours?


Million dollar airfare?  Check.
Million dollar concert tickets?  Check.
Memories made?  Priceless.

Flying home was an adventure in itself, but we made it home safe and sound.  The house was still standing and with only 5 hours of sleep, I was back at work this morning.  And all day today, in between a 5 mile hike I forced myself to go on and the trip to Costco to buy a new garbage disposal and the piles of laundry that seem to be everywhere, I just can't seem to wipe the smile off my face.

We're back to being responsible grown-up's today...and that's just fine.  But being responsible adults will disappear the next time Paul tours...I can promise you that.


1 comment:

  1. Hi Michele. Looks like you had a great time. We also have family in St. Louis. It is much better to visit in the fall, than the summer. Way too hot for me! :-)
    ~Denise C.


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