THAT'S right! Christmas! The signs are everywhere you look, down to the creamer flavors in the grocery store aisles. I'll bet there's even eggnog on the dairy shelves - I just haven't look hard enough yet.
Today was dessert day for my family at my brother and sister-in-law's home. The lovely child with antlers is my grand-niece, Cassidy. (She only grows antlers once a year! Gone by New Year's, too.)
Let's see: There was pumpkin pie, apple pie, pumpkin pecan sponge cake, sugar-free cookies, ice cream, candy - too many things to count. I think the Mister and I may have put on one or two pounds today by giving ourselves the all-American OK to eat turkey and the fixings and two days of desserts.
On another, more somber note, it's disheartening to hear about the violence in Mumbai, India. I had a penpal for a while, Madhu Narang, who had a business in Mumbai. I hope all is well with him and his family. I hope all is well with everyone reading these words.
Now I must get back to NaNoWriMo. I've only got two days after tonight's over and I'm only at 38,789 words with 11,211 to go and that's a lot! I will have to write over 5,000 words per day to be finished in time at midnight Nov. 30 - femminismo