Thursday, November 27, 2014
This year's turkey may have been the best turkey I have ever had. Husband seriously outdid himself - letting it brine overnight in this insanely cool concoction he'd dreamed about, then so.many.herbs.everywhere. Seriously SO GOOD. We had an empty nester couple over for dinner and enjoyed not feeling so alone, or having to make the rolls or pies. I talked to a dear friend who I really need to blog about - she's been in prison for almost a year and it's going to be another interminable wait to even get a trial and any kind of resolution - and I shared this quote with her that has been on my mind lately. She is an inspiration, finding light in the darkest of places imaginable, and she's moving uphill against horrific obstacles. I'll give you the whole story tomorrow, I promise.
But the thing is, as we went around the table listing our 3 kernels of thankfulness this year, even though I am still in a grouchy funk, it was hard to narrow it down to just 3. I loved what our friend said - he was thankful for talents, and for all the people who have different talents from his own. I don't have any neat and succinct point, but these are all the things swirling around my head today. I hope you feel good today. It's uphill, but that's a good direction to be headed in.
Today was one of those days where I threw my to-do list out the window and headed to the children's museum with Thing 3. This is ...