Monday, November 18, 2019

the quotidian (11.18.19)

Quotidian: daily, usual or customary; 
everyday; ordinary; commonplace 




Slurp.




Maple roasted butternut.




A new way to seed a butternut.




A well-ROUNDED breakfast, ha.




All systems go!




Procrastination.




"It works just like a helmet!"




Smooshy luscious.




Oh snap! 




Well worth a poke in the eye. 




Reader's theater for The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, and my mother, the conductor.

This same time, years previous: spiced applesauce cake with caramel glaze, the quotidian (11.17.14), in my kitchen: noon, the quotidian (11.18.13), the quotidian (11.19.12), red lentil soup with lemon and spinach, orange cranberry bread.

7 comments:

  1. What's your laundry-avoiding son reading? Just finished Flowers for Algernon per your rec so we're looking for the next suggestion! also, he looks SO tall!!!

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    1. No idea what book --- he plows through them, both new ones and re-reads.

      As for the height, yes. He's rather gigantic.

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  2. Great photo tour!

    But who is the smooshed? I want to reach through the phone pinch ‘em 🙃

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    1. My littlest niece. She's got the most fabulous cheeks!

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  3. As mommychef noted, your youngest son has gotten so tall, so quickly! Looks like things are going well at the Murch household. Maple roasted butternut, now that sounds fantastic!

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  4. Are you getting contacts for the first time?! Exciting! I just went through a contact fitting for the first time *ever* and like my new brand better than my old (my eye doc said that contacts are like shoes - some brands just fit and suit your eyes/feet better than others)

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    1. Yes, first time! I'm a wimp about my eyes --- can hardly even put eye drops in --- so this is big stuff. I still need to wear reading glasses for up close, but with just the contacts I can read things at arm's length, which feels rather miraculous. And playing sports with no glasses --- it's a whole new world!!!

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