Celebrating the patriarch’s birthday…72 years
Corn on the Cob
Black Bean Salad
Homemade Ice Cream
A fun and frugal place setting.
Mix and match dishes: hand me downs from my daughter-in-law
Cloth napkins: 25¢ at Burlington Coat Factory
~ Mutual appreciation of our video choices.
How often is the whole family eager to watch the same thing?
We work heartily on our after-dinner chores
so we can watch an hour of DVD or video.
Kenneth Branagh’s World War 1 in Color
PBS Home Video The Great War
~ After two weeks of working full time crunching numbers for the pharmacy,
I have all day today to be home.
Happy, happy sigh.
Bake bread for the freezer
Make poppyseed cakes to freeze for husband’s lunches.
Organizing my pantry
Ironing, while listening to Mark Helprin, my new intriguing author.
Answering a few emails
Working on 100 Species Challenge
Call a brother or sister or several
Not everybody does. I have a girlfriend who goes crazy if she has to stay home. She loves to be out: out walking, out shopping, out driving, out anywhere. Her home is lovely. She just has to move. I read a biography of Laura Bush and laughed aloud when the extended Bush family had a hard time understanding how she could sit in one spot for hours reading.
What about you? Home or out?