Saturday October 12- Saturday Oct 19, 2013
Hands down the best thing that happened this week is Carrie’s visit.
She gets here on Friday night after work. It’s about a 2 hour drive from her home in Maryland.
The sun comes out long enough on Saturday for us to go to the terrific Charlottesville Farmer’s market. BUT, I forget to take my camera so these pictures are from her phone and she unfortunately is not in any of them. Drat!
The peppers are as colorful as the autumn leaves. Fall raspberries, apples. blackberries and heirloom tomatoes look yummy. Wonderful fall greens. It all looks so delicious.
Carrie takes my picture chatting with my friend Maggie who makes the greatest beautiful and whimsical pottery. Carrie loves the pig.
So many fresh greens from the organic farm Radical Roots.
The rest of the week-end flies by as we cook and eat and chat and play.
I really don’t do much with my camera. I keep forgetting about it. So the pictures from her visit are remarkably sparse.
Carrie’s boyfriend Matthew joined her for the second day of her visit and too soon it is time for them to leave. But we’ll see her again at Thanksgiving in Georgia we hope.
Most of the week is taken up with doctors and other appointments.
I have a doctor’s appointment every single day of the week and get through them all in good order. No problems says the dentist, the dermatologist and after an adjustment for my back, my chiropractor.
I went for my annual physical with no complaints except for a trigger thumb problem I’ve had for about 3 months now. My doctor gives me a shot which I hope will work to keep it from snapping in and out of joint. The pain from it is enough to make me jump straight up in the air so I have really altered how I use my right hand. This means turning door knobs is very difficult, opening jars impossible and my handwriting has gone from bad to nearly unreadable since I am right handed. On to happier things.
Fall is a beautiful time of year.
The mums are looking beautiful this fall. But the colors of the trees are slow to come on and not as brilliant. I think there has just been too much rain. But I am enjoying them never the less.
And I just love twilight time, that surreal glow that everything takes on is magical especially in a place you love.
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