This may be the longest time I’ve ever gone between blog posts. So sorry to keep people waiting! I have been working on developing an e-Newsletter, using MailChimp, for my department at work, and the text-oriented part of my brain has been a little overloaded.
|Frosted sage, untroubled by e-newsletters and blog posts.|
|Kale getting sweeter in the cold while I sit at a computer.|
Also, we’ve been getting ready for the Thanksgiving holiday — my favorite holiday of the year! Making the holiday even better, my Mom and Stepdad (aka: Grammy and Grandpa Bill) are headed our way for a seven-day visit.
Mom called this morning from the Oklahoma City airport, to say that they were at the departure gate and waiting to board the plane. We are really looking forward to sharing a week of togetherness and good food with family!
Luckily, my relatives all know that coming to visit at our house isn’t at all like going to a hotel; it’s more like going to summer camp. There will be crafts and outdoor activities, everyone pitching in on the cooking and clean-up, and “quiet time” for which having brought a couple of books will have been a good idea.
Local friends will be coming for Thanksgiving day, too, and we always look forward to the full house. The cheerful buzz of conversation somehow makes the aromas and flavors of the day even more wonderful.
I hope that everyone else is set for a beautiful Thanksgiving day!
|Sweet persimmons mark a transition to winter in the yard.|