4.12.2011

recently i'm... (14)

Consumed by: our school's production of Little Women. I'm the Assistant Director and we open on Thursday night!

Looking forward to: going home for Easter break, obviously! Also, really looking forward to my first pedicure of the season on Wednesday...

Contemplating: trying to sew a dress for myself...

Baking: birthday treats for Doug's co-worker. Double Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes (thanks, Annie!)
(Yeah, they're divine.)

Planning: a garden. But I think I should probably make raised beds... that will probably be my project for Easter break. Along with finishing my bedside table project.

Eating: My goodness, I can't even think about how many bags of Cadbury mini eggs Doug & I (let's be honest, mostly I) have eaten! Doug made dinner the other night & it was fabulous - he made up a marinade for chicken, grilled some veggies & made rice. Rice is my Achilles' heel in cooking. Well, one of them. I know - that defeats the idea of an Achilles' heel. Whatever.

Reading: Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison.

Composing: this little ditty in the shower the other morning:
Night is never long enough, and the morning comes to soon.
I would do much better if my dawn began at noon.

Missing: Africa.

Enjoying: Girls' night with Zooey. Doug is in Chicago at the Gospel Coalition, listening to all our favorite pastors... so Zooey & I are slobbing on the couch, grading essays together... and maybe eating a cupcake or two.

7 comments:

  1. cupcakes looks amazing!! your last picture is perfect...i love the frosting!! i recently made double vanilla raspberry cupcakes for a bridal shower - they were divine!

    mmm...i'm thinking i now need to go open my bag of cadbury mini eggs that the easter bunny was bringing to the boys...

    way to go doug on the meal - looks delish!

    your ditty is great!! and so true for me too...

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  2. So, so glad you decided to stay!

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  3. hey my friend is as the gospel coalition, too! hope it's awesome for everyone involved~!

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  4. haa! i love it that you compose ditty's in the shower. and it's a good one too.

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  5. you're coming to new york?!

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  6. did you have a late night guest earlier this week???

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