It seems crazy to say but I’m busy 🙂 This week I am having lots of visitors. On Tuesday night my lovely son came for dinner and as he is a pescatorian (only fish no other meat) I made Libby Weaver’s hamburgers using lentil patties and my favourite, her cashew nut sauce and alongside that her apple walnut salad with the most delicious dressing of dates, lemon, ginger, cumin etc. as well as a green salad from our garden. In addition I made a batch of choc chip biscuits for Sam to take back to the flat to munch on while studying.
In between times I continue with tiling and knitting. I am back to making a few dish cloths to give away to visitors as well as the odd woolly hat.
I also went to the $6 session of Hip Op-eration, a local film about a group from Waiheke Island forming a hip hop group. They age between 67 and 94. I thought it might be too similar to Young at Heart which I loved but I thoroughly enjoyed it and recommend it. Quite moving and the best part for me was the back stories of the women they focused on.
I am also immersed in my two MOOCS but am trailing behind a bit as I have a couple of visitors today, my friend Rebecca and her dear wee 6 month old Dahlia and tomorrow I have an old friend for the day from Australia. I was her bridesmaid way back when. It is a fatal move starting to look for old photos as I am now way behind on my list.
I have my eyes closed but those were the days where you eked the film out, took it to the chemist and a week later got to see them. That is, if you didn’t accidentally open the camera and ruin it or the film got stuck. We haven’t changed a bit. At least it’s in colour!
For the long weekend we are off to Turangi to stay with a couple of Bruce’s friends. I haven’t been there before so I am looking forward to the trip. The traffic will no doubt be hideous. On Monday we are going to see the cricket at Hamilton. I wish I didn’t know that Sam will also be on the road. I never stop worrying, even though there is no point to it.
It’s a hard life! Have a great weekend everyone. FG
One Reply to “The simple life doesn’t mean an empty life!”
dont stress: you’ll be very safe in the nana car. Patience and tolerance are the key…..have a lovely break, go catch a trout and pray for the Black Caps!!!!