Tuesday, May 17, 2011

on a rainy dreary monday



Yesterday in the morning I entertained questions from a reporter in Waterloo, Ontario.
It is such a privilege to be able to speak on behalf of the girls and to be trusted with telling our story. .
time and time again.
I am amazed at how time can go slow as molasses when I'm visiting my hygienist. .
or quick as a wink during an interview.
Same sixty minutes. .
different focus.

After lunch. .
I ran down to get a few groceries.
I met a few lovely girls who took a moment to stop me in the aisle.
They left me with a smile on my face and encouragement in my heart.



After having a sudden hunger for Kotletten. .
I prepared them for dinner.
As I was between batches in the frying pan.  .
I brought a fresh hot sample to my beloved where he was in the minutes before dinner.
He smiled. ..
I smiled. . .
I made him happy.

I've been told now a few times that the cookbook is being worked through one recipe at a time.
I too and making some recipes that I haven't made in a long while.

Food . ..memories and smiles. .
all on a rainy Monday.

all for now. .

9 comments:

  1. What beautiful pictures and a well written post. Kind words and the encouragement of friends always brighten a dreary day.

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  2. Happy times aren't they?
    I looked at the pictures and thought your peonies were just slightly ahead of mine...and was surprised they were fuchsia instead!

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  3. You're living a dream!

    What fun to bake one's way through the MGCC cookbook. I wish that I could afford the calories!

    I am making an exception to my no- Paska-unless-it's-Easter rule. One of my in-law's lost a sister yesterday. It seems like the lovely thing to do to bake Paska since my in-law has now learned its delights and has specifically requested it.

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  4. I'm the one in the the hygenist's chair this morning. I'm sure she will be asking me questions too ... as I nod and squirm... but probably not about the cookbook.
    Sounds like your busy Saturday ran into a busy Monday .. with time to reflect on things that matter in the end. That's good.

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  5. These are such gorgeous flower photos, Lovella! Your camera catches wonderful detail! Do you use a tripod or do you have a very steady hand?

    It is so wonderful to hear the good feedback about the cookbook and the interviews and promotions you participating in...so well deserved!

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  6. It's a rainy dreary Tuesday here today....perhaps it is time to get out your cookbook and make some comfort food! I do love the book and have read it cover to cover.

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  7. Lovella, those are gorgeous flowers ready to open up..
    Wish I could send you some sunshine, our week looks promising with sunshine promised every day.

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  8. You found some beauty in a dreary, rainy Monday...and then Tuesday dawned bright and clear!

    What fun...baking and cooking your way through the cookbook.

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  9. I paid my blog visit to your lovely blog this evening, and I am leaving it with a smile. From your exciting cookbook adventures, to your house update including that beautiful white bouquet, to the fact that you now have a vegtable garden. How do you do it all and with such ease and graciousness? I am one who is so thankful that you keep posting.

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Thank you!