Month: November 2012

Fait Accompli

Hello, blog!  I’ve missed you and I send my condolences for letting you fly on your own. However, this is the season for holidays, birthdays, and visiting with friends of silver and gold (a Girl Scout motto meaning old and new).  And, this particular year held a special birthday that was worth taking notice, and so we did. Surprises are a tricky thing.  Some like them, some don’t.  Not knowing how my hubby would like or handle being the honoree, it was with trepidation and hesitation that I proceeded planning a surprise birthday party for his seventieth.  I was hoping he would realize the event was meant as an act of love meant to celebrate his life with people who were meaningful to him. And, then there was Thanksgiving.  How perfect to have the relatives in town for one event to be able to invite them over for another.  While the surprise dinner was at a restaurant, our Thanksgiving feast was at home.  I am currently sitting looking at the remnants of the latter, and am …