|The Lindt factory in Pennsylvania.|
|The grandkids being watched by CH while they |
skip stones in Lake Ontario at the Loop.
|We ate outside with the sea gulls.|
One actually stole some French fries!
|I should have gotten more of the|
Italian chocolates. Bits of hazelnuts
scattered in the creamy milk
The end of the trip I had to rest for six days, but it was worth it. Once rested I accomplished a few things at home.
The garden produced enough pickles for me to make four jars of refrigerator pickles as well as a quart of blackberries which are in the freezer. (One more quart and I can make jelly.)
The traveling clothes got washed and put away as soon as I got home.
Two cupboards were cleaned out and better organized.
The pantry was re organized, as well.
I made a tomato salad which was devoured with a piece of the Italian bread for lunch yesterday.
I broke down and bought a can of stainless steel cleaner for the refrigerator because nothing seemed to polish it up that I tried. The doors now look lovely.
Since I spend 90% of my time at home, I wanted to make small changes to the environment. I have a couple planned, but began by purchasing a small lamp for the living room at Ross. The lamp that was replaced will go into the guest room for more lighting. I'll be looking for a couple of pictures for the dining room and living room to bring in change in the future.
Carolyn and I also went to Office Max. Pencil sharpeners were one cent each with a limit of three. I bought three. I also bought a few girly things for the office that I still needed. File folders come to mind as well as a pouch for pens and pencils.
The soap dispenser in the powder room was empty so I made more soap for there with castile soap, essential oil, and olive oil.
- I do have to put away my luggage today as well as balance the checkbook and pay two utility bills. The floors also need to be cleaned because I haven't cleaned them since I came home on Sunday. With these things done, I should be caught up on my work.