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Happy Easter, everyone

March 25th, 2016 at 02:27 pm

Just want to wish you all a Happy Easter, if you're celebrating.

I feel fortunate to have somewhere to go. Well, ok, I actually invited myself to my friend R.'s Easter dinner as I know his family pretty well (tho don't see them often) and this would be his sister, niece and her 2 young kids. They lost both their parents.

I assumed my sister would be cooking for dad, though when i called him today to inquire he didn't know. I would prefer to do something with him, have him over for dinner, for example, but he said no, go ahead and go with your friend. I don't think the holiday is a big deal to him. I just didn't want to spend another holiday alone with no cooking to do or anything.

So now I have to come up with a side dish and I'll pick up some Easter lilies tomorrow for the niece. She knows me from 30 years ago when I was dating R.

The driveway redo has begun. They lay down a layer of this fine gray grit and perfectly leveled it with long pieces of lumber they dragged across its surface. Today the delivery of about 8 pallets of pavers arrived and is sitting in my driveway. They didn't do any work today becus it was raining but tomorrow they will start to lay pavers...the exciting part!

On tomorrow's agenda:

1. Pay 1/2 the cost to mason before I leave on my errands.
2. Dump run: I loaded the car up this a.m. with trash but the transfer station was CLOSED due to it being Good Friday so I had to drive to work with smelly trash in my trunk!!
3. Yoga
4. Gas
5. Lowes - pick up Easter lilies with my gift card
6. BJs: i have a bunch of coupons to use
7.When i come home, figure out an Easter side dish to make
8. Yardwork!!
9. Make granola
10. Fill bird feeders

I'm meeting R. early Sunday afternoon at an area hotel and then following him to niece's house in my car so I can leave whenever I like and it saves him a lot of extra driving to pick me up and drop me off.

I was happy to leave work around 1:15 pm today. Not that I did anything terribly productive when I got home.

5 Responses to “Happy Easter, everyone”

  1. AnotherReader Says:

    Lilies are extremely toxic to cats. Just chewing on a leaf may put them into fatal kidney failure. Please keep your cats away from the lilies and suggest to the recipient to do the same.

  2. rob62521 Says:

    Happy Easter to you!

  3. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    Happy Easter!

  4. LivingAlmostLarge Says:

    Happy Easter

  5. snafu Says:

    Hope you have a delightful Easter dinner. I'm not hosting dinner this year as DH is away with his buddies and I'm dog sitting for a friend which translates to holiday from general chores. The dogs are pugs and typical of the breed, very entertaining. What do you anticipate your hosts will do to facilitate your food preferences since Easter tradition typically features a meat entree? Other than typical side dishes, tofu is the only substitute I find successful.

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