|Labor Day Feast Compliments of Neighbor S and Daughter|
I had a phone call from neighbor S, this evening; her daughter N and N's friend had made fried tilapia and a salad, if I would like some, she could bring some over! I said I'd love to have some and a short time later, S and N brought over this feast! Battered, fried tilapia, sauces for the fish, mango salsa, pickled bell peppers and red onions (so colorful), a big container of coleslaw, tortillas, some tortilla chips, and for dessert, a gluten free brownie made with almond flour and applesauce! Oh, my! Enough food for several meals! I had a piece of the fish, the mango salsa, and the brownie for dinner and I am full! S and family are such wonderful neighbors and such a blessing!
Thank you, everyone, for your kind concern for my daughter. She woke up early, this morning, feeling much better, did her meal prep for the week since she was feeling OK, took a nap in the afternoon, and has been relaxing in the evening. It went up to 91F in Berkeley, today, which was very hot for them, although daughter loved it.
It only went up to 104F, here, today, with 39% humidity, According to the forecast, the humidity made if feel like 108F. I decided to try my sewing project, with a different pattern, and had more success:
|New Cotton Blouse|
|Modeling the New Blouse!|
I changed out of the white cheesecloth skirt and into a pair of shorts after I took the photo and after neighbor S and her daughter brought over dinner; I would not dream of subjecting anyone to the sight of me in a pair of shorts! LOL.
Neighbor T called in the afternoon, saying she had been concerned about me. I told her I had called and left messages, but, she sounded surprised by that bit of news. I guess she didn't receive my messages? Maybe she doesn't know how to check her voicemail! I will call her daughter, tomorrow, and mention it to her.
Later in the evening, I watered the back garden just to keep the fruit trees and the rose bushes alive. All the vegetable plants, except the chili plant and the moringa tree, have been uprooted. I am not sure if the chili plant will bear anymore chilies, but, I will keep it to see if it does (this is the second year for it).
Still later, I chatted with friend R and video chatted with my daughter.
Today, I am grateful for:
- Neighbor S and her daughter N being such wonderful neighbors and bringing me such a generous dinner
- Hearing from neighbor T
- The fabric stash!
- My new blouse
- Daughter felt much better, today.
Today's joyful activity was sewing!
Today's decluttering was a catalog that arrived in the mail, last week, featuring Labor Day sales.
Plans for tomorrow will depend on the weather, of course. According to the forecast, it will be 101F, tomorrow. I shall try to water the front with some shower water I have collected in buckets.
I didn't do a meal plan, today; I think it will be safe to say that this week's meal plan will be based on leftovers from the feast that neighbor S gave me, leftovers I have in the fridge (sauteed chicken, moringa curry, etc.), and stuff from the freezer (leftover pizza, gyoza, etc.) which will be quick and easy to cook during this heatwave!
How was your Monday? What are your plans for tomorrow?