- On Friday, I woke up of my own accord, without the beeping alarm, groaning, and tense muscles that usually mark the workday.
- I checked off my grandmother on my Christmas shopping list: porcini olive oil and a vegetarian cookbook.
- We went to a game night with JG’s teacher friends and discovered the wonder that is Turbo Cranium. I still can’t believe that our team collectively managed to spell macadamia backward.
- It took a lot of cordless screwdriving, but JG successfully hung three different decorative (and functional) elements, while I, ah, supervised: picture ledges over the sofa, a fabulous big clock, and ten coat hooks in the entryway. The house now gives the impression that we could have company and some class!
Sunday, November 19, 2006
Three-Day Weekend Update
I took a mental health day on Friday, sort of randomly, but it made me realize how much I needed a break from my routine. I was amazed at how much I enjoyed running errands when my time was entirely my own. The extended weekend rocked, including but not limited to these highlights: