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Maya and Muffin in Maya's room.  Yes, Muffin is actually asleep in this photo, though that didn't last because Maya can only sit still for so long.

What makes for a really long week at work?  Coming off of a three-day weekend.  For some reason, those shorter weeks actually seem longer.  Still worth facing a week that drags to have a long weekend, of course.

We had a really nice, relaxing three-day weekend for Labor Day, too.  We had some friends and family over on Sunday for some good food and conversation.  Then Maya and I went to lunch with my best friend yesterday.  Otherwise, we kept busy with cleaning, cleaning, and more cleaning and lots of reading.  Yes, reading is the reward for the time spent cleaning!  

How was your weekend?


Claudia said…
Glad to hear you had a nice weekend! I did too, we were over at my sister's on Saturday celebrating my mom's B-day, then they came over to my house on Sunday for the after party! My mother in law was visiting also! Monday we just stayed home and relaxed.
sapphireblue said…
I had to work this weekend :(
Sounds like perfect family time. I loved the photos on Facebook!
Aw, sorry. That is definitely one of the down sides to your job.

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Happy Buddha:  Sweet Orange and Cedar Shower Foam from RITUALS

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Shopping for little gifts for Maya's Japanese pen pal.  They were matched through their schools, and we're hoping she can stay with us for a few days this summer.

The flock of wild turkeys, foxes, and other assorted wildlife entertaining us this fall.

Thanksgiving plans to visit my sister.

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Current Little Pleasures

Christmas Keepsake Week, July 14-23, filled with Christmas movies on the Hallmark Channel.

Sending Christmas (in July) cards with a Peace greeting to some of my favorite people.  Why not??

Scott Tube Free Toilet Paper--nothing to recycle.

Haagen-Dazs Coffee Ice Cream--always!

Baby Driver movie.

Seeing photos from my sisters and niece on Facebook during their Italy trip.  I can't imagine they will want to come back home!

What are your current little pleasures?