Friday, February 10, 2017

February Faves

I missed posting my Friday Fave Fives last week because I was here.

I left this

and flew east over the Rocky Mountains and across the Great Plains.  The New Boy is now the Big Boy because he turned nine years old this week, and for the first time in many years, I was there to celebrate with him.

So here are my Friday Fave Fives for the past two weeks.

1.  The frequent rains in Southern California (I just can't let that one go, can I?) are keeping my garden happy.

By the time I return from The Big Boy's home, my hyacinth with be blooming!

I planted parsley!

We've been enjoying these daily.

2.  A Lego themed birthday party at the roller skating rink.

3.  On Saturday we spent several hours at the EnterTRAINment museum in Cincinnati.  Eleanor Elizabeth asked to go, too.  She enjoyed it almost as much as The Big Boy.

"Which one is your office?" I asked.

4.  This has been an unusual week since Older Daughter is at work during the day and The Big Boy is at school.  Consequently, I've had a lot of 'down time' at home since a contractor is here working on a bathroom remodel.  And I don't drive in snow.

I'm catching up on some reading for the Herbalism Workshop and Materia Medica classes I'm taking.  As you can see, I'm not alone.  I have both canine and feline company.

5.  Older Daughter has arranged her schedule so she can be home part of a couple of days.  We're organizing and decluttering which I love to do.  There may be some coffee dates in there, too.

All in all, it has been a pleasant and productive time.  How was your week?


Barbara said...

So Bunny is still travelling I see. I know how glad you all are in Ca for the rain - so good. Blue Boy, Small Boy and of course Big Boy. How time flies. Oliver will be 11 this year and going to senior school and Rebekah 8 at Easter. Enjoy your trip.

Wendy said...

Must have been great to celebrate with birthday boy. The cup cakes looked very yummmy. I wouldn't mind down time with those lovely cats to keep me company either.

Barbara H. said...

Glad you were able to celebrate with the Big Boy on his birthday! That train museum looks wonderful. Sounds like a fun, busy, cozy week.

ellen b said...

Big boy indeed. So glad you got to spend this birthday with him. You are getting all kinds of weather this winter. Organizing and de-cluttering need to happen around here.

Faith said...

what a fun birthdayxoarty theme for a 9 year old boy! he is a cutie too!

glad you are getting some readng time in and enjoying the visit with your daughter.

safe travels back!

Jocelyn said...

Nine! Wow. What a great party - our girls loved Lego, too (they still haul them out from time to time when younger folks come to visit, and I think they have as much fun as the littler ones). Looks like a peaceful and productive week.

Mereknits said...

Your trip looks wonderful, Happy Birthday to the Big Boy.

A Joyful Cottage said...

Your week looks perfect. How lovely to spend time with family. xo