Sunday, Dec. 12th we had no plans until 2 pm. Gibbs and I went for our half hour walk around the park and Bill slept off his late night. 😊 We didn’t see anything unusual today on our walk so had no stories to tell Daddy when we returned. We had our morning drinks together and Gibbs ate his breakfast.
It was a warmer forecast than we expected today. Although it was a cool start to the day again, it rose to 64F/18F by noon and then 68F/20C soon after. There was no wind so that made it quite hot, feeling closer to 80 in the sun. My plan was to make my Christmas cakes today and I managed to get those done. One for now and one for the freezer. They turned out quite well even though each year I make a few adjustments with the fruit choices.
|One of the prettiest streets in the park|
|The irrigation system in the park looks after|
all the trees and plants
When Gibbs and I were outside, we had a visit from one of his girlfriends. Allie stopped by with Gabrielle (Gabby to her friends). Gabby is a sweet little black and white Shih Tzu, 2 weeks older than Leroy Jethro Gibbs.
Allie loves NCIS as much as we do so she absolutely LOVED his name. She said she tells everyone that Gabby has a Canadian boyfriend. ♥ The flies outside are terrible right now, something even the regulars have noticed so my sitting outside wasn’t very comfortable.
|Parting is such sweet sorrow ♥|
Bill and I had a ‘date’ for the Ice Cream Social at 2 so just lazed around for the most part until it was time to walk up. Bill had his ice cream in a dish and I opted to try a root beer float. Once was enough. It was good but I’m not used to a regular soda so it was a bit too much for me at that time of the day. 😊 Live and learn though, next time I’ll just have ice cream.
|Gibbs likes the shade|
Back home, I sat in my recliner and finished my book. It is a great story and I recommend it. Lucy Foley’s The Book of Lost and Found. I can do that with confidence. For supper, we had barbecued steak, hassleback potatoes in Madame IP and peas and corn for our vegetable. The potatoes weren’t true to their name but they still tasted good.
I'd forgotten a few decorations from the overhead
cupboards and then I found these that I made last year 😀 One for
Every child and grandchild
Hadley's is blank but I soon added her name
she wasn't born until January
After dishes, I worked on my blog and watched tv upstairs. ‘Tis the season for Hallmark, don’t you know? 😊 This was a nice day, doing just what we wanted to and that even included a couple of phone calls back home.
Before the day ends, I want to mention our 3rd oldest grandson, Braeden. Today is his 20th birthday and we wish him all the very best that the future offers. ♥
|Happy Birthday, young man! ♥|
Thank you for popping in today.