Storms to the North last Sunday
How did it get to be the end of July all ready?!
I've been away from the blog so long, TypePad had forgotten me. And now there's this "new" TypePad that I'm previewing. So far, it isn't quite intuitive but that could be me needing another cup of coffee. I slept "in" this morning, having thought ahead and not scheduled anything until this afternoon. Just those two extra hours of sleep make me feel so good, especially after yesterday's typical end of week travel. Laundry's in process as I type.
Wilson's been making kim chee lately. It's very tasty and simple to make. The recipe that he currently favors is the fifth one on this collection of recipes.
The jar on the left had aged in the refrigerator for over a week and had been sampled. The two other jars were freshly made when this photo was taken last Sunday. I just checked and the two new jars have taken on a golden color like the one on the left in the photo. Yum!
I'm planning (with the services of my stylist) to do a little hair color adjustment today. The recent "golden" (aka red) color is growing out and I'm not enjoying it. I hope that my stylist can come close to my natural "dark" (do I hear snickering!?) blond with some low-lighting to disguise the transition between old and new growth. Why do I think "forest" when I read that?
There's no knitting or other fibery progress to show this week. I've been re-reading S.M. Stirling's Dies the Fire in light of just picking up The Sunrise Lands, one of the books in his "Emberverse" world. I've read one of the others in the "modern-day" portion this series and one or two of the "Nantucket" portion. I have to be in the right mood as sometimes the author is just too descriptive for my attention span. However, I enjoy the character development and the alternate Earth-universe premise of this series. I'm also reading J.D. Robb's Promises in Death and I'm more satisfied (can I say that?) with this one than the last one I read which I believe was Salvation in Death. There's more of the Eve/Rourke relationship and other character development in Promises.