Thanksgiving Wrap

I can’t believe it has been over a week since Thanksgiving. The troops have returned to school and I need to do something about the pile of leftovers in the refrigerator. It is possible to have leftovers in our household, though usually only around the holidays.

Johnny has been eating pumpkin pie for breakfast. I keep reminding myself that it is a vegetable. Or a fruit if you want to be technical about it.

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2 + 2 = 4

I enjoyed my Mother’s Day immensely. Truth be told, I wasn’t feeling well for most of it. So I stayed in bed and enjoyed long phone conversations with my mom, my mother-in-law, and dear friend Judy as well as texts with family and friends. At several times, different kids piled into bed with me and we talked and laughed and rested. It was low key and wonderful.

The day ended with Mexican food and one of my favorite movies “Fantasia 2000”. There were even a few gifts.

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My dear friend Elizabeth has more artistic style and talent in her fingertip then I have in my entire body. She is a seamstress and an artist. Her home is a visual delight. I always feel like I am in a European museum but one where you can touch everything. Her use of color, texture, and art is breathtaking.

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