Today also marks 1 year since my Mom went to join my Pops up in Heaven. My heart is heavy for this and also because today was the funeral for my sil's, second mother, Mrs. Rhine. Both Mrs. Rhine and Mom lived long, full, happy lives and I know they are with their husbands and much happier than their last years here but it still makes me melancholy. Of course, we have had no sunshine in Michigan for over a week now. These cloudy days really get me down. The sun is supposed to peek through on Tuesday but then disappear again. Sigh....
I also received very bad news today that my longtime partner and friend's daughter was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer. She is only 27 years old. Please keep her and her family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.
Well, aren't you glad you joined me today? Okay I'm done being all Eeyore-ish on you. Let's see if I can find my sunshine behind all these clouds....
Or take some advice from my friend, Piglet, and find some puddles to jump into......
I know! Let's talk about tomorrow and let me wish you all a very Happy New Year. Yes, tomorrow is Chinese New Year and 2017 is the year of the Rooster. It implies light and wealth....both of which I look forward to enjoying LOL. I also look forward to enjoying our celebration tomorrow night. It is especially exciting this year because Melody is old enough to understand that this is a big celebration from her culture that we can share.
There is nothing on the calendar for Sunday. We may take a ride to the Home and Garden show, which is always fun. Monday I have a meeting at church. Tuesday is a pampering day. First for me as I get my hair cut and my nails done and then for Aunt Irene as we take her lunch and help her shower. The rest of the week is pretty quiet but I'm sure we'll find something to keep us occupied.
So I am sharing the Weekly Menu and will be back during the week to share recipes and photos. See you then.
Saturday-Chinese New Year
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Crockpot Roast Chicken
Steamed Green Beans
Angel Hair Pasta Primavera