Greetings from the home front! It is so nice to be back. I'm cozy in my bedroom, wearing actual pyjamas (instead of old gym clothes, hehe), snuggling with my 7-year old puppy.
My dad met me at the airport, and came bearing treats. One of my top ten favorite things about the fall is that clementines are in season! I can literally eat a box in one sitting.
I had one on the way to the car:
I wasn't sure if he was going to do it, but he did! My dad made one of my all-time favorite cakes, Van Gogh's Grandmother's Apple Cake, and brought it to the airport.
I had to make sure it was good!
I was still a little hungry when we got in, so I had a small bowl of this pesto fusilli with potatoes, green beans and pine nuts:
With Charley (after Steinbeck's Travels With Charley):
My parents stocked up on all my favorite goodies!
Fresh almond butter from the co-op:
My dad even made his own overnight oats for me!
about 1 cup (soaked) in water
3 oz 0% Fage (!)
spoonful almond butter
squirt of lavender honey
2 clemmies on the side:
I have to go get a much-needed haircut. I'm meeting my mom for lunch, then seeing my friend Caitlin a little later for coffee. Humpday has never been so fun!