On these days, my hair is straight and calm and my skin free from the slick shiny coating that photographers politely refer to as "light reflective skin". This climate permits anything you want or need to do in or out of the house. It is a terrific motivator, to feel fresh and attractive and comfortable. I cringe as I imagine living in Seattle where I might get less done(maybe impossible) and suffer longer periods of greyness both in my head and out of doors. So, what will I achieve today, you ask?
Well, I dropped in on all my favorite blogs first thing this morning and left comments I feel pretty good about. I discovered a nifty new one but must revisit before offering it up. I cleaned the house, enrolled my 3 year old in the program of my first choice(worried for months we wouldn't make it). I played with little Bert, indulged him in a long and playful bath and survived a stressful meeting with the school district. If only the weather could present a kitchen stocked with spices and fresh whole foods and some skills to create a healthy and tasty dinner with no mess to clean up. Thank goodness for Bertolli,Trader Joe's salad kits, and my kitchen cleaning star, Andy.
Oh, and best of all, the moons and stars aligned allowing a