Archive for January 17th, 2009


Today there is company coming. Kind of a belated birthday party. My mom, both sisters and a French exchange student ( who is living with one of my sisters ) will arrive, and they’ll stay through Monday sometime. I’m almost embarrassed to say  ( because of the horrid weather so many other places ) that the weather will be perfect. We’re looking at temps in the upper 50s, and it is clear as can be. Not that we don’t deserve a respit from the cold and rain and storms of the past few weeks.  But its especially nice when there’s good weather for visitors. 
Tonight we’ll have a big crab feast. Artichokes, fresh bread……..yum. ‘Tis the season. This whole week the crab boats have been right out in front of us, cruising back and forth, back and forth.  The other night before I went to bed I counted 18 boats in the area that I could see – and some of them were in really close!

This week I spent a lot of time working on a new light for over the dining table. We took down the old one, and Richard re-worked the insides. It will go up this morning – I’ll put up pictures.

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