Tuesday Tidbits

  • April and May have been positively crazy!  I’ve had to prioritize where my time went, and blogging/reading blogs was the first thing to go.  I logged in yesterday and saw that I had 366 unread items, so I’ve obviously missed a lot in your worlds!  Obviously there’s no way I’m catching up on that, so what’s a girl to do?  “Mark All As Read.”  Sorry if I missed any earth-shattering announcements!
  • Yesterday was my 5-year wedding anniversary.
  • We celebrated said anniversary by taking a cruise week before last.  (Post and pictures to follow soon!)
  • Cruises are not my cup of tea.  However, I have never eaten more delicious food than I ate that week.
  • For the second year in a row, I came back from vacation to bad news at work.  And this time, D did too.  It’s been an emotional week around here.
  • I didn’t get to run either the half marathon or the 5K that I was trying to decide between on 4/21.  I had to work.  I can’t bring myself to complain about that though.  My fill-in had a family emergency.  I’m sure he would have much rather been at work than planning his mother’s funeral.
  • I didn’t get to run the 10K last weekend either.  I’ve had the flu or some other equally unfun ailment since last Tuesday.  So has D.  It’s been an emotional AND snotty week around here.
  • For the last couple of days, my cat has been licking her nipples incessantly.  Poor little things are red and raw!  I see a trip to the vet in our very near future if whatever it is doesn’t clear up STAT.  Anyone else ever had anything like that happen with their feline?
  • I picked up my first CSA haul last Thursday night.  I’ve never seen so many greens in my life!  Turnip greens, mustard greens, kale, swiss chard, bok choy, a couple of lettuces, napa cabbage… And there were a couple of other things I had never seen.  I was introduced for the first time to kohlrabi and garlic scapes.  This will be an interesting summer in my kitchen!
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8 thoughts on “Tuesday Tidbits

  1. Happy Anniversary. Too bad about the missed races but there are plenty more out there. Have fun with all those new veggies. I wouldn't even know how to identify half of them let alone know what to do with them. 🙂

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  2. Happy Anniversary!

    I am sorry things have been crazy at work AND you haven't been feeling well 😦 I hope you get some rest this weekend!

    I wonder what is up with your kitty! Poor gal 😦

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  3. Happy anniversary! I gained damn near 10 pounds on the one cruise I've taken – the food was outstanding, and SO MUCH of it!

    I hope your kitty is ok! And that you are feeling better!

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  4. Happy anniversary! I'm glad to see you back on the internets!

    I've never seen a cat do that, but I know some dogs have to be put into a cone of shame sometimes because they will lick raw spots on their fur.

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