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Maya and my niece, Amanda, hanging with a lobster at the restaurant where Amanda works on Saturday, October 13.  I still think the "living creatures" exposure, including this lobster, my brother-in-law's bird, and a visit to the ABQ BioPark Aquarium, outranked the Balloon Fiesta.

Maya's back home tomorrow.  Happy dance.  

While I'm still fighting--or maybe "ignoring," at this point--a cold, I managed to work some fun into the weekend.  I had three outings with friends for food and coffee and a movie and dinner with Herb yesterday.  We saw Looper, and I'm still not entirely sure what I think about that movie.  Has anyone else seen Looper?

One of my favorite shows, The Walking Dead, also started their new season last night.  I'm not quite sure what I think about the season three premiere episode, either.  I guess viewers can't complain about a lack of walkers in this episode, though I'm grumbling that my hopes for a Daryl-Carol romance seem even less likely now.  Sigh.

How was your weekend?


Claire said…
there are a lot of people off sick at work at the moment with colds, must be the time of year! I worked all sat, and sat night! Sun i spent in front of the burner :)
Claudia said…
Yay for Maya back!

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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.

Hallmark Channel's Countdown to Christmas is back!

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?