S: October 2009-July 2010
3: October 4, 2009 Cardinals: 7 Brewers: 9 | We had tickets to the Cardinals game on the day after our honeymoon, right behind the Cards' dugout! I wore my veil and made a sign, hoping to get a ball, but no luck. We still had a great time at the game!
4: Following the game, we got interviewed because of our opposing clothing. It was for an online newspaper called The Beacon. Celebrities for a day!
5: Cardinals/Dodgers NLDS Game 3 October 10, 2009 Dodgers: 5 Cardinals: 1
6: Colts-Rams October 25, 2009 Colts: 42 Rams: 6 The Colts came to St. Louis, along with the Oaken Barrel Beer Bus! Ryan had a great time!
7: IU-Purdue November 21 IU:21 Purdue 38
8: Third Eye Blind November 3, 2009 Tim and I drove to Columbia, MO for a 3eb show at the Blue Note.
9: Colts vs. Jets December 27, 2009 Jets 29 Colts 15
10: On our 1st Christmas as a married couple we went to Kate & Jason's after church on Christmas Eve. | Christmas morning we went over to mom's house for presents before driving to Indiana.
11: Christmas night we celebrated in Indiana with a Christmas dinner and presents.
12: Kevin and Alissa made a trip to St. Louis over MLK weekend. We visited the Arch, ate on the hill, and watched the Colts playoff game vs. Baltimore.
13: View of Busch Stadium from the top of the Arch!
14: Colts Running Back Mike Hart U of Michigan's All-Time Leading Rusher
15: We went to Indianapolis for Final Four Weekend at Lucas Oil Stadium. We got to watch Butler practice prior to Saturday's Semifinals. Butler lost to Duke in the National Championship game. | We even got to meet Mr. Peanut!
16: Ryan's 28th birthday at Fairmount Park! | I got Ryan a Jamaican Bobsled team shirt! His favorite gift by far!
17: We went to the Florida Keys for our summer vacation with Tim, Colleen, Katie, and Eric.
18: Key West! | The whole group at Sloppy Joe's Bar!
19: We spent the whole day in Key West after a very LONG bus ride all the way down the Keys.. We went to a few bars and saw the whole Island!
20: We went to Key West a second time with Tim and went on a sunset booze cruise! It Was One of the highlights of our trip and There was even a live band on board!
21: We watched a few sunsets from the pier at our house. We also took care of a stray cat during the week.
22: The Golden Gate Bridge!
23: We went to San Francisco for Ryan's CoSIDA Convention. Steve and Ashley also made the trip. We stayed at the Marriott Marquis downtown San Fran and saw all the sites the city had to offer.
24: We took one of the "Duck" boat tours of the bay and the city.
25: When Ryan was busy with work...Steve, Ashley, and I walked the Golden Gate Bridge!
27: In the visitor's locker room, the Dodgers left behind their lineup card. Manny! | One afternoon we took a ballpark tour of AT&T Park...home of the San Francisco Giants!
28: Steve, Ashley, and I went on a tour of Alcatraz while Ryan was busy with convention stuff. Afterwards, Ryan and I saw the "Painted Ladies" and the Full House House!
30: We took the famous Cable Car down to Fisherman's Wharf for lunch the last afternoon in the city. It was a great experience!
31: The last night we took the BART over to Oakland to see the A's play the Yankees. Ryan has now seen every MLB team play in person! It is probably the ugliest stadium in MLB.
32: After five nights in San Francisco we drove to Napa Valley for two nights. Our first winery was Robert Mondavi Winery...home of our favorite Pinot Noir! | Robert Mondavi Winery | We tasted a few of our favorite Mondavi wines!
33: Our second stop was at Pride Mountain. We took a private winery tour of the caves and even tasted from the barrels. The wines were very good...but very expensive!
34: We began the second day by paying a visit to Sterling Vineyards The winery was located at the top of the hill so we got to take a gondola to the top!
35: We joined the wine club and now receive eight bottles of Montelena wine each year! | We traveled up to Calistoga to taste at Chateau Montelena. Before we made the trip to Napa we saw the movie "Bottleshock" about the 1976 Paris wine tasting. The 1973 Montelena Chardonnay won 1st place and put Napa on the map!