Rainy afternoon

Our house is pretty dark — the clouds have gathered and its thundering outside (though still crazy humid).  Bryan is out with friends and Jones is napping, so I decided to bask in our air-conditioning, have a little toddy, and bake myself some cookies.  {We have a killer recipe that makes a TON of dough, so I freeze the leftovers in little balls for fresh cookies in 9 minutes!}  Here are the little lovelies..

..and I’m eating the three of them — ALL three, just for ME!  Because I live in a foreign country.  And its hot outside (and inside).  And I’m a mom to a busy toddler.  And I’m studying Japanese.  And I woke up this morning with a cold — in hot, humid weather.. {ick!}  .. I usually go through this mental list pretty quickly when I’m wondering about whether I want to eat a treat or not.  I think this is why one of the symptoms of culture shock is weight gain.

What are you doing today?

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2 thoughts on “Rainy afternoon

  1. today it’s gracie birthday and she’s getting spoiled rotten! haha i just read dad this post and he laughed pretty hard. today i went to the church BBQ, napped, shopped, ate again, and now i’m reading people’s blog because i’m too pathetic to have one of my own. 😀 miss you! ♥

  2. Tess is fussy today, so she has been jumping (happily) in the Johnny Jumper for the last 2 hours and 2 minutes. I’m not about to take her out. This is the only time she hasn’t been fussing all day.

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