To avoid SCREAMING BECAUSE IT'S SO DARN HARD TO TYPE WITH 1-1/2 HANDS AND I WANT TO DRIVE AND SEW AND DRAW, perhaps I should list a few more nice things from this week.
My friend Chrissy received her black belt in Tai Kwan Do Saturday. Ten women were there to cheer her on, and then we took her out to dinner. Good times.
I now have a Nook, and I can read and eat at the same time. I can also download almost any book I want instantaneously, and that seems awfully dangerous. Amazon's two-day shipping and my library's online request services already seemed like luxuries. So far, I've reread a lot of Louisa May Alcott: Jack and Jill, Eight Cousins, Rose in Bloom. Lots of stalwart, bedridden youths who learn moral courage through their travails. Part of me says, "oh, please," and part of me eats it up.
Speaking of eating, my mom and dad sent me cookies: sugar cookies filled with almond paste and marachino cherries, dipped in chocolate (mom's new recipe. Yum.