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The Luring Scenes Of Vice

I had a lovely birthday yesterday. I baked oatmeal bread, made lemonade, went to the library, and talked to Mom Pony and Little Sister Pony. In the evening, there was much general merriment and birthday songs at shape-note, as well as a delicious cake.

This evening, my best friend is coming to visit from New York for the weekend, as is our custom for our birthdays. Our plans include Ravinia, Chinatown, the Velvet Lounge, and the glass observation boxes on the 103rd floor of the former Sears Tower (which Mom Pony thinks should be nicknamed the Big Willie, since its official new name is . . . ugh . . . the Willis Tower).


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Sep. 4th, 2009 03:03 pm (UTC)
Thank you! It was a lovely day.

Today has been kind of busy, since I'm in the midst of Getting Ready. So far I've made a no-bake blueberry pie, gotten two loaves of anadama bread to their second rise, and done some crucial e-mailing about the Ravinia trip. I have a shopping run and a library run to do, and at noon I'm scheduled for a long Skype session with the colleague whose dissertation chapter I've been editing. Fun day!
Sep. 4th, 2009 09:15 pm (UTC)
Oh, that sounds like a lovely day. I'm glad.

And enjoy the weekend! But of course you will :-)
Sep. 4th, 2009 09:18 pm (UTC)
I'm really looking forward to it. I made a no-bake blueberry pie for tonight, and I'm going to start on the tomato soup and the pear-watercress salad soon.
Sep. 4th, 2009 10:23 pm (UTC)
The baking sounds like great fun! Sounds like a great birthday!
Sep. 4th, 2009 10:26 pm (UTC)
I love baking bread. It makes my apartment smell lovely, and then I have homemade bread to eat. I found that if I bake furiously for about a day and a half, I have enough bread at the end to stuff my freezer and last for the whole quarter. I have not bought a loaf of bread in about a year, and I am quite happy about that.
Sep. 14th, 2009 03:44 am (UTC)
Oh, Pony! I've been kind of out of things, and I missed your birthday. It sounds like it was a good, if busy, day. Belated felicitations!
Sep. 14th, 2009 11:30 pm (UTC)
Thank you! It was definitely a fun birthday.
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