It's 23 days until my cruise to Alaska. I need a pill to calm me down. My first ever cruise, not on Carnival thankyouverymuchdoilookstupid. Before then, I will be attending my grandson's second birthday party. Seems like 3 months ago I watched him emerge from my daughter's body after a mighty 12 hours of labor at home.
Grateful, yes. Thankful, yes. Also thankful for my buddies with whom I am spending a couple of nights in the fragrant forest of Grass Valley. Check out their monster tomato plants.
This week I took a lovely walk through the UC Davis arboretum with my friend J.
I welcomed dad home after a few days away in Portland, happy to report that all was smooth sailing while he was gone. I didn't get sick; mom didn't fall; I managed to make scrumptious meals that we both enjoyed. And, best of all, no FOX "news" on the telly for days. Pure bliss.
A very good week, and now I celebrate Friday with my wonderful friends who are really better than family. They are a family of my own choosing. Not by accident of birth.
Happy Friday to you all! Stay cool, don't overexert in this heat, and HYDRATE dammit.