Mix a little foolishness into your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment. – Horace
Sometimes, the unplanned days are the best.
Over the last day or two, as went about our business and prepped for houseguests this weekend, John and I had some unexpected blissful moments. As the sun set on Wednesday, we declared a “no TV” evening and instead, settled in by the fire with new cookbooks, magazines, and newspapers. John read entertaining snippets from the police blotter to me (“a man reported his car stolen. he had left his keys in the ignition, the door was unlocked and open…”) while I described potential future recipes to try.
In the morning, we snuzzled with a certain bed hog for a little longer than usual. After a bit of reading in a sunbeam and listening to Rodriguez on vinyl, I convinced John to leave his office for a snowy walk in the sunshine with me. Clutching coffees and laughing at Cholula’s antics was pretty much the best way to begin a day.
Last night, we decided to head into Salt Lake on an impromptu date night to our very favorite sushi joint. We were greeted by hugs by the employees and made our way through an impressive and delicious meal.
Dear sushi, THANK YOU for being gluten-free. Love, me.
This morning, as snow begins to blow in over the mountains, we’re enjoying the calm before the wonderful storm that comes with occupied guest rooms and family fun. There will be plenty of planned activities and things on our to-do list this weekend. These little bits and pieces of life in between the routine make me feel so grateful.
I hope that this weekend, you take a moment to enjoy the IN-BETWEENS. That’s the good stuff.
Happy Friday, friends!