Today was a beautiful day, both literally and figuratively. Although the temperature was only around 25 degrees, the sun was shining, and I just couldn’t help but smile. It’s rare that my daughter and I get to spend time with just us, so today we sent the boys on their way, and off Sister Bear and I went on another grand adventure. I love that she still thinks I’m cool….Lord know those days won’t last forever, so I’m determined to take advantage of it as much as I can.
A little shopping followed. I picked up one of my favorite movies, Run Fatboy Run (I heart Simon Pegg), and then lusted after some items I want for the house. A piece of art for the bedroom & a lamp for the living room. (And apparently, it is vital that I know what a “lamp harp” is because Tarjay sure did have that information prominently displayed for ease of reference!)
Shopping tends to make these girls hungry, so off we went to Zorba’s, our area’s famed Greek restaurant. The boys in our house don’t care for Greek food (weirdos!), so off we went for hummus, dill rice, yogurt sauce, etc. etc. Here’s some food porn for your enjoyment.
I had some exchanging to do at the bookstore, so a leisurely almost two hours was spent there, perusing the stacks and trying not to leave drool marks behind. I was stoked to find the most recent title in the Pink Carnation series for a mere $5.99 in the clearance bin. I had checked it out from the library months ago, but due to the demand I couldn’t renew, I didn’t have time to finish it, but here’s my chance! Of course, I had to pick up some other jewels as well. What can I say? I love me some series:) And I must say I am proud that this is all I purchased– I thought I showed admirable restraint!
We’re all home now, together, and boy, is it noisy. But I can still hear the giggles and audible sighs of contentment coming from Jalyn as she tells her brother all about her day. Me, I’m off for some leftover falafel, and a little Roarke. May all the days of 2010 be this wonderful.
Taken by JEH, age 5.