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Lenore's Here!

My niece, Lenore, is home for the holidays. She brought me a stash of German candy - all chocolate I think. Her husband, Daniel, helped pick it out. I like to try different variations, and I couldn't remember what she brought me the last time. I think the only one I've had before is the Kinder. Here are some of the goodies:She also brought me some books. We both love to read. The one on the left is an autographed copy. Aren't I special? THANKS Lenore!This is where Kaitlin found Abby when she came upstairs this morning.She almost doesn't fit in the basket anymore. I'm hoping that day comes soon so I can start using the basket for napkins again! She's off to the vet tomorrow to get de-clawed. Perhaps she'll be mellow for a day or two afterwards!

And here is Muffin's take on my breakfast and reading of the paper this morning. I guess she was helping me scope out the sales flyers.We celebrated birthdays today. My youngest sibling, Mike, turned 44 on Dec. 15, and my oldest sibling, Terry, turns 58 on Tuesday. (sorry to announce your ages, guys!). We celebrated with lunch at DeFazio's. This is the second time we've been there for birthday celebrations, and I've not been impressed either time with the food. Today my food was lukewarm, and pricey for what you get. Think we'll go somewhere else next time.

December is a big month for birthdays, etc. in my family. Besides my brothers, my mom's birthday is on Christmas Eve (along with your mom's, Chris!). My youngest cousin's birthday is this month, Terry and Sandy's anniversary is Dec. 13 (Happy Belated Anniversary!) and Corby and I will celebrate our 21st anniversary on Dec. 26th. All that along with Christmas gets to be quite expensive! And I must say Happy Birthday to my good friend, Anne - her birthday is today!

Listening to shuffled music on my computer - everything from Pink to the Mama's and Papa's to Ann Wilson to Joni Mitchell.

Today's quote, fitting for the cold: "Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home." -- Edith Sitwell


Lenore said…
You are welcome :)

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