* five dollars a pound!
A lovely and funny Christmas Eve. We had mussels, shrimp and linguini, and calamari and lots of cookies. Ariana (2) is terrorized of Santa Claus (to the point we have to spell it) and was afraid to open gifts. Never fear, however: Poppy to the rescue. Lots of out of control running through the house (and the little ones were wound tight, too) and tickling her ever sweet and patient 11-year old cousin, Kylie, to whom Ariana refers as her "Gulfwend". Suffice to say that S-A-N-T-A was good to everyone.
And so, dear blogger friends, I wish you a Christmas full of wonder and a New Year of many blessings.
- I am a retired English teacher and department head, the mother of three, grand mother of three, and have been married to the same man for 42 years. I subscribe to Dr. PM Forni's concept of Civility. I was born in South Philadelphia and grew up in the 'burbs. I love soft pretzels and cheesesteaks, the Phillies, the Eagles, and San Diego. I love being Mom, Aunt Kathy, Nona Kathy, and Teacher. I spend a lot of time in my gardens in the spring and summer, and in the winter I plan what I'm going to plant. I also am an avid reader and photographer.