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Somebody’s Got to Run the Errands

December 27, 2014

It was one of those days when Mr. K and I left the house with two lists: places to go and things to buy. Our first stop was Home Depot, where I immediately got distracted by the Christmas clearance stuff, even though about 90% of my current Christmas decor never made it out of boxes this year. Fortunately I managed to not buy anything, though if the LED lights in the display were not all sold out I’m not sure that would have been the case.

LED bulbs

A couple more stops and then it was time for lunch (and pie). The restaurant we wanted to eat at was closed for an extended Christmas holiday, so we went to another one nearby that we’d avoided for five years because we weren’t too impressed with the pie there (this at a place with pie in the name), but it was open today and we thought we’d give it another chance. After dessert, we decided we’re good for another five years at least. The upside was stopping in a shop next door which had some pretty window art.

Window art

Bellies full, we were ready for grocery shopping. They had a big display of Yard Sale winter lager, which amused me, but not so much that I bought any. I’m not sure it’s good karma for a skier like me to have such a thing in my house anyway.

Best beer for skiers or the worst?

Stanley and Sparty Monkey helped me pick out potatoes in the produce section.

Stanley and Sparty Shop for Produce

One more quick stop and we headed home to tackle the list of things to do before we have to go back to work. Laundry ho!


On this date in 2013: WDW Day 10: Magic Kingdom, Departure, and Reflections
2012: Whole Lotta Readin’ Goin’ On
2011: Sock Monkey Celebrates Christmas & King of the Snow Pile
2010: Sock Monkey Drowns His Sorrows
2009: Slacking
2008: Still Sweet
2007: Super & Out with the Old
2006: Quilt Labels
2005: We Have a Winner
2004: Mantel Arrangements and Other Stuff
2003: No entry
2002: Is it time to go home yet?

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