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Sunday, February 8, 2009
I swear I am not making this up. Today the weather was ditto of yesterday. So we did another road walk to try to avoid soft snow and mud. But this time we took the 4-mile loop. It's not much more interesting than the 3-mile loop, but it takes me past the son's place, and his door latch is broken again, so I said I'd look at it.
In the photo below you will see a paper bag on the snowbank along a rather boring road section. So when I got to the bag, I just had to look at it, right?
I have to admit that what I found had never once crossed my mind as a likely item to be in the paper bag. Fish. So here is today's roadside still life: Paper Bag with Fish.
What is REALLY funny, is that if my standards were really low I could have had quite a balanced meal between yesterday and today. Fish, grilled cheese, and two smashed butternut squash that I spared you from seeing. And here I thought that road walks were uninteresting! Clearly, I just need to readjust my thinking.
The power of suggestion was such that I made a grilled cheese sandwich for my dinner tonight!
And the day began at an hour I rarely see. Hubby went in the ditch doing the paper route. He's fine, the car is not too bad. But I had to go "rescue" him and we did the route together. There was an amazing moonset- the moon was a huge orange ball slipping behind the hills. Consider how bright it must have been to catch the orange dot in the left picture. And then an hour later, I saw the sun come up from the kitchen window. Not great pictures, but a really odd set for me to see!