Tuesday, March 29, 2011

A Basket of Fruit

We headed into the city again today, this time for Doctors appointments and meetings with accountants - tax season you know. We made a quick stop at Ikea and then stopped for a visit with Carm's parents. It was a busy day but we got a lot accomplished.

With the addition of the kiwi (which is in the
fridge), this should last us 3 or 4 days.
See the starfruit beside the cantalope -
it's huge!
Today's word of the day is wraith (RAYTH noun 1a : the exact likeness of a living person seen usually just before death as an apparition b : ghost, specter ; 2: an insubstantial form or semblance : shadow ; 3: a barely visible gaseous or vaporous column). She looked like a wraith walking in the dusk in her grey dress. Her wild grey hair flew in the wind and her dress whipped around her legs. Grief had faded the life from her eyes. As she walked away from the house the darkness swallowed her up leaving just a wraithlike shadow. Okay, okay - I know it's lame but I couldn't come up with anything else...

My pleasures today: taking a drive into town ; visiting with Carm's mom and dad ; eating a crispy apple for lunch ; finding a little fruit basket at the Salvation Army - it will be perfect for the overflow. These days we have two double layer fruit dishes as well as a big single layer one. It is hard to find space for so much fruit!

Last night's supper before being cooked. Healthy eh!

Last night's supper served on cooked lentils. Minus the mixed green salad, cucumber,
and stawberry/pear dessert.
Usually we'll have more vegetables than this though - I was feeling lazy.
this morning's breakfast - 1/2 mango, 1/2 some fruit that I can't
remember the name of, 1 kiwi and 1 banana.
Sometimes I have a few walnuts or almonds as well


31 Day Challenge is "your dream vacation".

A long trip to Italy. I'd love to see all the antiquities and also the beautiful countryside. We watch a tv show called "Magnifica Italia" which showcases the country beautifully. I'd love for Carm to see the villages in Calabria that his parents grew up in - his roots. I want to enjoy the wonderful food and wine. So much to experience!