+ The Red Sox are on fire. ON FIRE. They started this baseball season of with such a bang (they just had to surrender their 9 game winning streak yesterday, but still!). I cannot wait to see what the rest of the season will bring, but I am already so glad I shelled out the money for another MLB TV subscription for this year, so we can watch all the games (oh, the joys of being a Red Sox fan on the West Coast).
+ J and I have been making a habit of it to frequent one of the coffee houses in town on the weekends more often. I am usually not one to spend money on coffee shops (I love our home-brewed coffee in our Chemex), but I do like having some couple rituals and going out for a walk and cup of coffee on the weekends seems worth the expense. What small couple rituals do you maintain regularly?
+ First, WordPress decided to send me just the occasional comment email notification, one person’s comments always had to be repeatedly approved (even though I had approved previous comments from that person), and now WP has decided to not send me any comment notifications at all anymore. Are you on WordPress? Does this happen to you, too? (If I don’t respond or have overlooked comments, especially on older posts, I apologize.)
+ As I mentioned, I started a new knitting project (who’s surprised?) with this beautiful gradient yarn. Pretty obsessed right now. I try to get a few rows in every evening. It’s such a soothing activity.
+ I am currently obsessed with this tortellini soup. We’ve been making it weekly lately and I am not sure when we’re going to stop. It’s super-easy and quick to make and so full of flavor. It also packs some serious protein and veggies (and I lightened up the original recipe a bit). What’s not to love? Do you find new meals that you keep making over and over again?
+ Yesterday would have been my great-aunt’s 96th Birthday. We lost her 5 years ago. It’s normal that I still get the urge to call her on her birthday, even after 5 years, right?? And that I felt devastated when I couldn’t. Ah, grief. You’re so reliable to always keep showing up.
+ Today is my Friday and I am so ready for the weekend. That’s all.