Brian -- who was sick with a stomach bug and then gave it to me just in time for my birthday -- made it alright with this gorgeous gift. This sort of gift would never get old.
One of my co-workers/friends makes a homemade dessert for each person on our team for a birthday gift. After a lovely lunch out, I found her in the break room whipping this cream into a perfectly tasty pie topping. This is another gift that would never grow old. (Also, it turns out beating stuff in a bowl at work is a great stress reliever.)
Speaking of stress relief and work, this guy showed up in our office this week. He's been named Bob, but seems to have some general confusion about his purpose in life. I did watch a guy try to take him down one night around 6:30.
I don't think this is what the managers had in mind, bringing Bob into the office, but he did provide me with quite a bit of stress relief, thanks to my witty Facebook friends. The captions kept on coming...
Lent Daybook series
For anyone interested, here's the mere 245 songs I listen to during Lent:
It's not exactly Lent-ish, and I'm pretty sure my Grandmother would be appalled, but here's my 19-year-old daughter's review:
I say my daughter's 19, but I still don't believe it. Tuesday was her birthday and I spent a considerable amount of time feeling sappy about it.
Here's the result:
H A P P Y B I R T H D A Y , K E N D R A J E N E E by Slidely Photo Gallery
--- Other good words online this week ---
- The Courage of Men by Suzanne M. Wolfe at Good Letters: Best I've read yet on this tragic story.
- 1,000 Days by Molly Nicholas at Art House America: Tender and powerful reflection on the beauty and hardship of international adoption.
- Learning to Read by Kate Harris at Art House America: Oh, my goodness, I loved this post -- for obvious reasons. And here's a great companion piece: Joan Didion's Favorite Books of All Time, in a Handwritten Reading List
Hoping for a content weekend for us all, friends.