hello, blogworld! it's been a while. when hurricane irene blew through, we lost our internet, which, it turns out, we are embarrassingly dependent on. we finally got it back this week, thanks to eli's patience with the ridiculous internet company people. the only other damage was to a storm window - it blew off and landed on the brick patio early in the morning, waking us up with quite a dramatic crash.
in non-disater related news, we also celebrated rachel and eric's non-wedding-wedding:
...and had a board game heavy visit from our road-tripping friend robert:
...and hosted a brunch party: