Last night it was time for a belated birthday celebration with my MOMS. This group has been friends for years, since our kids were swimming together in high school. A friend told me birthdays should be celebrated for a week - guess I took advantage of that!
Here's What I'm:
Listening To: The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming. I must say, if it were a print book, I would have put it down. I'm not having great luck with audio books lately! Time to look for some new audio books tomorrow!
Watching: Nothing different to report on this front.
Reading: The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry for the What's In A Name challenge and Fall Feasting. I'm very distracted by Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake which just arrived on my doorstep today, though.
|Why, yes, that shield did used to be a sled!|
Making: A Captain America costume. For my nerd who was attending the Nebraska version of ComicCon. That boy never fails to underestimate the amount of time and energy a costume will take to put together and overestimate my abilities to sew them. I must say, though, for the time and money we spent, he looked great.
Planning: On a very quiet weekend. Between birthdays, anniversary, travel and costume making, my poor house has been sadly neglected.
Grateful for: The doctors who gave my mom 21 more years than we thought she might have when she was diagnosed with congestive heart failure. She has defied the odds and astonished her doctors. Today she got the great news that her heart continues to grow stronger the older she gets!
|The birthday girl and my dad toasting 80 years!|
Loving: Thai jasmine rice. Thanks to Mini-him for buying us a rice steamer and our friend, Evelyn, for introducing us to jasmine rice. I'm making big batches of this to have for lunches.
Feeling: A little overwhelmed. I need a few hours of down time to regroup and put a plan together. I'm no good without a plan!
Thinking: There really need to be at least 30 hours in every day. Maybe then I'd even get enough sleep.
Looking forward to: Not much. You?