I also wanted to say that yesterday's musical message was my 1,400th post. Of course a vast majority of these posts are the most fluff headed drivel...but still! 1,400! Also, I believe that yesterday was Winter Solstice. Now, the days will slowly begin to lengthen again. It is magical. And scientific. My favorite thing about Winter (or, as we affectionately refer to this season here in Southern California, "Sweater Weather") is how bearlike it makes me feel. I just want to hole up in my den and hibernate. Nice.
My weekend turned out totally different from what I'd vaguely pictured in my head, but was still very good. DR came over Friday night. We stayed up until almost morning watching tv on the couch...I assure you, I am super scintillating company after 1 or so, but whatever. At the crack of dawn Saturday morning Princess Diva and the kids were at the door banging away, wanting in. Okay, it was almost noon, but still! haha! It was fun. They spent the day with us and so it was this whole louder day than I'd planned, but definitely had it's great moments. Kids will do that.
Sunday, DR had to leave earlier in the day than usual to fetch his mom from a little visit she was having with friends of hers. I decided to finish with my holiday shopping no matter what. I was going to be finished! So I entered into the fray and just did it and now it is done. Humph. And whew.
Here is the folding bamboo basket that I got as a gift at our library's holiday breakfast and gift swap this morning. We ate a baked egg dish, fruit salad, little muffins and cinnamon rolls. We did the present game, where you bring something and you pick something and the next person can steal it...you know that game, right? Usually, I try to get myself a gift card, but this year I had no desire to do any more shopping so I totally went for this orphan looking box, wrapped simply. When I opened it, I knew no one would try to take it from me. And actually, I love it. I like things made of bamboo, and I like things I can keep other things in....so it is perfect for me! Thanks to whoever brought this gift :-)
Hope you can all get though these next few days in the proper spirit of the season...or just get through these next few days. Either way. I'm trying! And I think it is working. Now, I must go read your blogs and see what you all got up to over the weekend. Naughty or nice? Hmmmm....