Here it is the middle of the last week in August. Hard to realize summer is truly winding down. It has been a weird summer on weather front, on family front. August is usually a horridly hot and dry month around here, and while afternoons are quite warm, the mornings are starting at 59 and 60. How wonderful. Also there has been eight inches of rain so far in this normally parched month. The last year’s rain total was 14 inches while this year’s eighth month marks almost thirty for the year. Makes for a beautiful, lush countryside, but all the rainy days were not delightful.
Despite dropping, breaking, or ruining many things today, it was a decent day due to an ease of schedule. I actually had time to make a meal, clean up the kitchen and all at once. I had a new recipe and even with misreading the directions it came out edible! Normally we try to avoid sugar, gluten, cholesterol, alcohol, calories, and surely something else; today I ignored all the rules and made Bourbon Spiked Pumpkin Bread Pudding. The result was decent enough I can’t wait to follow the directions and see if I can make it better!
I feel some Cranberry Orange tea coming on…sweaters….loafers with cushiony socks….a walk in crunchy leaves….pumpkins on the porch….geese V’ing their way across blue skies. How about you, ready for autumn?