I’m back, with a probably shortened version of Week In Review, but nevertheless, I’m Here! Be sure to check out the link up at Clean Eats, Fast Feets to watch Meghan do it the Real Way!!
I’ll back up a bit to say that last weekend, Ralph and I were in Nashville for his Army reunion. It’s always a wonderful event and we spend as much time as possible with all of our friends since we only see them once a year. I’m very remiss in that I didn’t get any great candid group shots as I usually do. You’ll have to take my word for it that we were blessed with the presence of many of our friends and there were some late hours in order to not part ways. We had a great time.
I had a bit of a reunion or a first meeting I suppose with a blog friend. Can’t remember when first read Allie’s blog, Forgotten Beast, but it think we were friends from the start. When I found out last year that we were going to be in Nashville, I let her know right away. A year of planning (well, truly about a week of planning) and we got the chance to meet. Ralph and I met her for lunch at a great vegan restaurant called The Wild Cow. We then went for gelato at Jenis next door.
The scene of the crime! We had the best time talking and getting to know each other better. So glad we had the chance.
After Nashville, we had a very smooth 2 day ride to New Mexico. Everything fell into place on the road, great motel over night and a great restaurant that made me happy by serving breakfast anytime. It was one of the best ever, but duh…I forgot a photo. Maybe we’ll stop there on the way back to NJ.
Since getting here, we’ve been spending time doing things around the house ( a lot happens in a year’s absence) but we’ve made some good connections and we can get things done.
We’ve been seeing our NM friends and just relaxing overall. We only get 2 channels here so there isn’t a lot of TV watching going on. Ralph and I are both doing a lot of reading. I like it.
We got our first chance to visit the Silver City Farmer’s Market. We got there rather late in the day but I was still able to get some things.
The veggie on the upper left is actually a cucumber…never saw one like that before. Can’t wait to try it. The lower left is an heirloom tomato but sadly I can’t remember the name. I’ll write things down next week.
Also found some locally grown honeydew…
These are sweet beauties but I sustained an injury during the cutting process which is one of the reasons this will be a short post. Tough to type with a big bandage on your finger. But I can work around it.
Much more has been going on, and I’m sure I’ll be able to give a fuller accounting of myself next week. I’ll just suffice it to say that we’re happy to be here and having a great time.
Be sure to check out the other linkers over at Clean Eats, Fast Feets to see their Weeks In Review. It’s always lots of fun!