Showing posts from December 27, 2009

Black Eyed Peas for 2010

Don hollered out to me "Honey, come here. You did it. You said you wanted Black Eyed Peas for new years and here they are!" The musical group was singing with Fergie from Las Vegas. Not exactly the kind that Mom taught me to have each new year but I get the symbology that this is my first manifestation of the new year.

It is finally here. New year. New page. New start. Whew.
It was a long haul to get here.

This was not the holiday week of yore. Read that as different and difficult in many annoying, little ways. It unraveled fast and furious. New Year's Eve day was fast. I was furious about a few things and it took me up until dinner before I could shake it. Presciently, we had already decided to stay home tonight. Don fixed a lovely dinner with an elegant Shiraz from a Southern Australian vineyard, Layer Cake. And this wine tasted as rich and chocolaty as a layer cake. The wine was velvety yet hid a velvet hammer, too, as I found myself asleep after only a 1/2 glass. Th…