Sunday, March 10, 2013
Cinnamon Dunes and Ice Cream Mountains
Today's not-so-favorite moments included . . .
. . . getting out of bed this morning and discovering that Anna and gotten hold of the cinnamon-sugar shaker and emptied its contents all over the table and carpet. At least it wasn't maple syrup, right Cathy?
Today's favorite moments included . . .
. . . attending an emergency preparedness fair and learning a lot of useful things. I also got to sample such delicacies as Dutch oven wheat bread and brownies made with mashed beans instead of butter (laugh if you will; I went back for seconds).
. . . watching Michelle Obama demonstrate the jump rope workout routine she uses to stay fit when she's on long trips. She has impressive rhythm, and it's hard to say which was more entertaining--watching our First Lady jump rope or watching Dr. Oz struggle to keep up with her.
. . . revisiting a recipe I haven't made in a while, and hearing Phillip reminisce to the kids that I made it a lot in the early days of our marriage, and it always reminds him of our time as newlyweds. I think I'll make that dish more often.
. . . taking a family walk to an old-fashioned ice cream shop, where we shared an enormous banana split. The dessert was delicious, and we had fun just being out together and trying something new.