Sunday, January 4, 2009

Friends, Winter and Special Pizza

The evil sickness I obtained last week hasn't departed yet. I'm not on my deathbed, but it's making training difficult since I feel weak and have a stuffy head. So instead I had a weekend filled with things I don't always have time to do. Friday night I met up with some friends from high school and college for dinner. I'm still sometimes having trouble grasping the concept that most my friends have kids in school already!

Saturday dawned rainy and dreary, which actually made me almost happy I was sick - prohibiting what would have otherwise been a long, wet, bike ride. Instead, Steven and I headed up to Julian for some winter weather.

When we lived in CT we had a past-time of frequenting antique shops. Julian has a few, so we decided to stop in and see what treasures we could find. Steven fell in love with this lamp.  I couldn't stop laughing at the shade on it. I should note that he loved the fact that it has a second bulb below the shade that you can turn on, not necessarily the shade itself. We didn't go home with the lamp, but in hindsight perhaps we should have, as it most definitely would have added a dose of daily laughter if permanently added to our decor.

The opportunity to wear my winter coat, penguin mittens and get warm by a wood burning stove is always fun. Combined with great apple pie and a cappuccino and it just doesn't get much better than that!
The Charger game get-together took place at Jeffrey's house last night. He was kind enough to get me what he thought was a veggie pizza, since I don't eat meat. Turns out it was a veggie "supreme" pizza. Key word here is "supreme" which apparently means "all things meat".  He painstakingly removed all the meat from my veggie pizza onto his newly improved "meat lovers" pizza.

And Roo - the end result was a pizza for you . . . complete with what? I think it's bacon!