- On the health front – I [finally went to the doctor and] had an MRI on the leg I injured two years ago; no results yet. And I’ve got some shoulder pain going on [think: hurts when stretching back to the backseat to get something] so I’m doing therapy a few days for the next few weeks to see if that will help.
- Spent two days in Montgomery this week – whee. It was two [looooong] days of meetings, but it’s done. And I had time to visit The Farmer’s Market [not the restaurant] while I was there so that was nice --
- A few of us ate at Davis’ [hole-in-the-wall soul-food southern restaurant, you wouldn’t want to go there at night] and for the first time it was a little too greasy for me. But I gave rutabagas a try and they were de-lish!
- We’re still picking peppers from the garden; and the basil is still good.
- Ten-Ten-Ten – the first ‘once-in-a-lifetime’ date that we were NOT together as a family since 01-01-01 [which we celebrated in Disney.] Matt stayed in Auburn, Drew was coming home from the Auburn-Kentucky game and Craig and I had lunch in Guntersville and then meandered around Mentone for the afternoon. [Saw LOTS of artsy projects that gave us ideas for something for that HUGE wall in Drew’s [soon-to-be] new living room.]
- I’ve been published again! Yay! This is a little [8.5x11] layout that I did with a photo Kelly took and I shopped up a bit and I [literally] threw it together with leftovers from some of my kits. I love how it turned out and the simple style shows that it really doesn’t take much to pull together a cute page; it’s in the Hobby Lobby Magazine [4th Quarter.]
- I’m planning for an all-day crop and have some halloweeny art planned to work on, but as I’ve been gathering supplies together I’m having a hard time resisting getting started! I hope it turns out to be a couple of fun pieces that I can use year-after-year.
- The youngsters [lol] in the house across the street [new to the neighborhood] spent a couple of afternoons raking leaves up the hill to the street into nice little piles. I feel bad for them because 1] The great falling of leaves has hardly even begun, and 2] the city has clearly stated that they have no intentions of curbside leaf removal this year as a means to cut the budget. We’re hoping to mulch or burn ours.
- Monday was a holiday for us [oddly, Drew had to work, but he didn’t mind so much since he could subtly wear his orange and blue with a little pin that said, “Steve Spurrier is my Home Boy.” – No, he didn’t wear the pin, but he sure had fun talking about it. Ha.]
- We ate dinner at Five Guys – and have to say we all think that’s about as close to home-cooked burgers as you can get [and the fries are pretty good too,] Photo taken while sitting outside eating peanuts – love living in our little neck of the woods, nestled in the valley.
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