|I laughed when daughter described this little airport as "flying out from a trailer park"|
The rain has arrived, fireplace filled with burning logs, a movie planned for afternoon watching while baking Mom's favorite raspberry bars (yes, I'll share the recipe).
Decorating is a process for me, usually involving background music, a drink of some kind (anything from wine to hot chocolate will work) and The Cat.....yes, decorating in my house will most certainly include The Cat, whether you want her presence or not. The temptation to jump in boxes, smell the opened antique cedar blanket chest, batting styrofoam packing popcorn across the wooden livingroom floor are all too much to resist for this kitty.....
Long ago ribbons were left off packages under the tree, all ornaments hung on the lower third of the tree are at risk of not surviving the quick flash of a paw taking a swipe. This is the only time of year I actully see this cat move - the rest of the year she's draped across the back of the sofa, balanced on a window ledge or curled on the end of my bedspread (I won't bother describing what she's done with her claws to my pretty bedcover)....when "daughter" moves out Kitty will be her roommate so I'm seeing light at the end of the tunnel....does "daughter" have a move-out date? No, not even a move-out year!!! That tunnel light is dim but I know somewhere in the distance it has to be there.....
Progress is painfully slow...., the rain is calling so instead I left the open boxes and cedar chest and went for a walk - in the pouring rain....loved every moment of it.
Walking past this rose blooming in my yard the three mile walk was spent with Julie Andrews singing in my head "rain drops on roses and whiskers on kittens"
Oh by the way, a movie review: Burlesque with Cher and Christina.....it was great. Loved the music, the clothes, the singing.....now I want those shoes! I wouldn't be disappointed if Santa put the movie C.D. soundtrack under the tree:)
|Annie needs a new raincoat..or have this one straightened|
|on the way to the mall - loving the rain....oh happy day|
|It will rust with the rain but I bring it out every year!!|
So what's my idea of a perfect day???? A walk in the rain, a movie, knitting, my husband sitting on the sofa watching a movie that is of NO interest to him but he's "there" with me....he did like watching Burlesque, big surprise...
Sorry Meryl and Amy - maybe you needed to sing and just wear the aprons and he'd been more interested.
|Yes, my pants are soaked from the heavy rain....it was wonderful!!!|