Day three of 2015, is far from perfect. I’m tired. My legs are burning because of the mis-treatment I give to them and I had a fairly large breakfast out this morning. But let’s not freak out too much about all that or the fact that Pablo and Simon seem to think the rug I put back under the dining table is a big pee “grass” for their peeing pleasures and let us not get too excited about the clutter that surrounds me that I’m almost exclusively responsible for.
Instead let us focus on the very lovely dinner I attended last night. (pictures below) I few years ago I went on a glamping trip with my Aunt and cousin and I was introduced to some new friends. My Aunt is so sweet to share her friends with me and so I gained a few new really wonderful friends. Rhonda is one of them. She tells the BEST stories, like on the edge of your seat sort of stories and she has the most quaint cottage you have seen, it reminds me of a darling bed and breakfast. The sort of place that you would say “oh that’s so darling, I would love one of those” or “oh goodness, this is just like living in a fairy tale dream” Rhonda has many gifts and being a caterer is just one of them. Which means she cooks up all these amazing beautiful dishes. And she shares them with her friends, but not just shares, she serves them and makes them feel extra special. She is gracious and she shares her gifts abundantly. She is giving like the giving tree, she just keeps giving when you think there is no more possible give to give, she gives more. A great example of Christs LOVE.
do you see those dark things in the middle? They are baby walnuts and you eat them whole shell and all. Very soft, very yummy and paired perfectly with the goat cheese. More info here on the walnuts