Everything sublime is as difficult as it is rare. Baruch Spinoza

Friday, May 1, 2009

Comfort & Ease (& a little soup)

  Gratitude: A lively sense of future benefit.
A French Definition

I had a melancholy, but productive day on Thursday. I did a lot of laundry, removed much dog hair, took care of my horses basic needs and played with Howard and Grace.

The repair technician came out in the early evening so I finally got my satellite service back. Happy day. I don't watch much TV, but I have satellite because I want to watch it when the spirit moves.

Mark plays tennis on Thursday evenings, so it was me, the dogs and Margaret the cat. I didn't want to cook, I didn't want to go buy something to eat, but I was hungry. I had a large leek, potatoes, chicken broth and milk, as well as half & half. I made potato leek soup and baking powder biscuits. Hardly cooking, just a little assembling.

I had my food, a glass of chard and I watched Glory on TCM. A good evening. Life has been better, but it surely has been worse. Sometimes it's the small things that made you notice.

3 comments:

  1. Sound just yummy! Sometimes a little comfort food is all we need.

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  2. Your assemblage sounds pretty good to me. Funny the difference in comfort food...we all need some of those nights to just relax and do absolutely nothing.

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  3. I was glad to sit quietly and watch TV.

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