Happy New Year

1 Jan

I didn’t stay up ’til midnight last night and I haven’t made any resolutions. I did however have root beer floats and watched my sister watch the end of Season 3 of Downtown Abbey. I had already seen it and enjoyed seeing her reaction. She knew something big happened, but, like most of us, didn’t see that ending  coming.

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This is my last day with my company. We’ve shopped and explored various corners of Portland, the coast and the Gorge. We have all been sick with a cold or some variation thereof. We were fortunate in that, although it was grey the entire time, there was almost no rain. Alas, there was no sighting of the elusive Mount Hood. I am posting one here, just to prove that it exists.

PDX-Hood

Once my company has gone, I have a stack of books to read and a couple of knitting projects to work on before going back to work on Monday. The family is not returning home directly. They have a basketball tournament in Stratford, Ontario and won’t get home until Sunday night. I think I get the better part of that deal.

So far today, I think  we only plan to go to the movies. We are deciding between Philomena, Catching Fire,  and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.  

Wishing you all a very Happy 2014!

2 Responses to “Happy New Year”

  1. Marianne Greenley January 1, 2014 at 8:48 am #

    Adrienne – I love your blog – and read it regularly. I need to reply more often .. but had to tell you we spent New Year’s Eve doing the same thing … Watching Season 3 of Downton Abbey! It was my first time through tho’ … I also saw Catching Fire and The Hobbit the past week … both good. I think Catching Fire is the best of the two. Enjoy your time knitting and reading .. Sounds like the perfect end to a vacation. Mine will be spent sewing and reading!

    • Adrienne January 1, 2014 at 8:58 am #

      Thanks! I suspected a lot of women in our age range might have done something similar! Adrienne

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