Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Wednesday Change of Pace

Wednesday is "Theological Potluck Night" at my church, so my creative energies get channeled into the kitchen on Wednesdays - to cook or bake, not paint, that is. This morning it was cranberry nut bread chosen in honor of the season. The creative part is finessing my very old oven to the proper temperature and getting it to stay there. Something is amiss with the thermostat, which blithely ignores the temperature setting on the dial in a relatively unpredictable way, although I may be detecting a pattern.

Tomorrow we Americans celebrate Thanksgiving Day - often by overeating and watching football. And sometimes by even counting our blessings. You all know I have loads to be thankful for this year - a successful and safe relocation, friends who stepped up to help it happen, other friends who cheerleaded from near and far, new friends in the making, beautiful views to inspire, good health, financial means to continue "retirement" and pursue my art, and a plethora of ideas and inspiration. Blessed indeed, and the rest is up to me.

1 comment:

Nikki said...

Hey, welcome home to the Northwest! Glad to see you are settling in nicely. We'll have to plan a trip to the quilt store in Athol in the spring!