(and fyi, I think blogger heard me talking about jumping ship and so they are suddenly playing very nice).
I enjoyed making the trees, they weren't hard-just boring after a while. I put eyes on mine to give him personality. Kate decided on the name.
And there is a candid shot of my lovely daughter(s- that's Elanor sitting in the doorway) and Jim standing near Em. Getting a photo of Emily is never easy but this day she was full of the cooperation.
We got some snow today, just a couple inches, less than 3 and very fine and powdery. Pk and I left work early so we could go to the grocery store before all the Snowpocalypse folks could get there and buy up all the milk and bread. I needed to get milk and eggs so I can make bread pudding this weekend. I have been jonesing for it for a while and have finally collected enough odd bits of bread to make it worth my while.
We finished the shopping and then it took forever to get home because the roads were snow covered and that made them slippery. We stopped at a local seafood store/restaurant (we don't go there often for dinner because they use Old Bay seasoning on absolutely everything they cook) and picked up containers of oyster stew and lobster bisque for dinner.
Today, I noticed that my strap is pulling loose and actually tearing off the bag. I was really surprised since it's only been 2 months and I don't carry much beyond my knitting, umbrella, bottle of water, cup of coffee and ipad and lunch. Not enough to make the strap holder rip. I phoned them (they're in California) and left a message. Their website says they will pay for return postage and will either fix it or send me a new one.
Thank goodness I still have my old red bag.
And speaking of my ipad, I didn't know I needed one but evidently I did because I find myself using it every day. I have a subscription to the NY Times and I read the paper and then I read books. I use it to look things up and stream videos from Netflix. I don't turn on the laptop nearly as often as I used to. It will be very handy in the summer when it's hot and I don't want a hot computer on my lap.
I did a dumb thing today. I bought a birthday card for a friend and didn't pick up the envelope! In my defense, it's a really cool card that features a light up tiara for the recipient to wear. I was so enthralled with the flashing lights that I didn't notice there was no envelope. I'm going to try to make one tomorrow.
It's rather late and Pk is sleeping next to me as I type. I haven't taken my night time medicine yet and so I'm still awake. I knew the stuff made me sleepy but not how much. I need to go and take it now so I can go to bed soon. I have things I want to do tomorrow (and will have time since the shopping is done!).
Happy weekend everyone!