November 29, 2021

Today was a lesson in perseverance. I 100% did not want to get my ass up and out the door for yoga – but, as always, I’m glad I did. Not only did I see two instructors I’ve missed but haven’t seen in months, I also learned to work around the still super sore knee I busted while not paying attention in a transition to last week. I’m glad I pushed past the gillion excuses I’d made for myself and went. My practice wasn’t perfect, but it was exactly what it needed to be.

November 27, 2021

Date night: we took a leather working class and made really cool pouches / clutch bags

Also: sorry, guys – no recipe this week. I’ve got leftover makeovers coming next week (I hope); tbh I really haven’t been inspired to cook anything good – or much more than basic sandwiches – for the last couple weeks while planning Thanksgiving festivities. Regularly scheduled recipes to commence soon.

November 25, 2021

Most of this year’s Turkey Day spread: bourbon molasses ham, King’s Hawaiian rolls, cheater gravy, decadent mashed potatoes involving vegan yogurt & butter, cranberry jelly, Maryland style crab cakes, a remoulade of sorts, miso butter mushrooms, a doctored stuffing & maple walnut green beans

November 20, 2021

The Motorway entrance at night from the comfort of the shuttle bus that ferried us from the parking lot to the grandstand and back. Shuttles were also available to get to the Metro, which was a necessity – Ubers weren’t happening, and while parking was controlled seemingly well, it was still a mess.