The World Is Not Enough

One of my favorite traditions on New Year’s Day is to watch the Rose Parade. Due to Covid, they instead aired a non-parade parade. Basically, it was a behind the scenes look at past parades. Eric and I did have our traditional meal of lasagna for dinner and we spent the day watching Stargate SG-1.

crossed legs in jeans with bare feet and the book A Court of Mist and Fury on her lap and holding a glass of wine

I enjoyed every last bit of my vacation too. It was so nice to be able to read, and spend time working on projects I wanted to work on, and settling in to watch Stargate SG-1 in the evenings with Eric. I’m really grateful for having taken two weeks off. Of course, going back to work after a long holiday/vacation is not my favorite.

I spent some time in January working on transferring over some old journals into Day One. It takes a bit of time, but I like having them all in there. And it’s weird to look back at entries from 2005 when Eric and I were engaged and planning our wedding.

open closet door and wire basket on wheels with craft supplies and a pile of things on the ground

January always seems like a time for fresh starts, but also for clearing things out and organizing. My craft closet was making me seriously crazy. I had finished stitching pieces I needed to measure for framing and put away. I had leftover fabric and batting from a quilt I made in September, random gift bags from gifts that needed to be dealt with, and so on. It took me awhile, but I felt so much better when it was done.

black cat sleeping on a sweatshirt

Late in the month, Thutmose had to go in to the vet for an infection and was on antibiotics and pain meds for about ten days. I was much relieved when he started to feel better.

king cake

Eric asked me to make a King Cake this year. He typically brings one home from the grocery store, but when he requested one homemade I couldn’t say no. This is only the second time I’ve made one, but it was delicious.

manicure with a pinky gold sparkly nail polish

I also took one of my fave polishes for a spin too – The World is Not Enough (from the James Bond Collection) by OPI. All in all, not a bad start to the year.

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