This same time, years previous: the quotidian (5.22.17), chocolate peanut butter sandwich cookies, campfire cooking, after one year: Costco reflections, the quotidian (5.19.14), the quotidian (5.20.13), the quotidian (5.21.12), baked brown rice, the boring blues.
Quotidian: daily, usual or customary;
everyday; ordinary; commonplace
Snack: freshly-picked, underripe pomegranate.
A supper delivery, from the pastor and his wife: mapen (breadfruit) and fish stew, so good.
From Olga’s daughter: the best tres leche cake I have ever eaten.
Playing hostess: our first real sit-down meal with Puerto Rican company.
Coffee and scones: with the Puerto Rican project engineer.
And with the state-side engineer.
Office work pile-up.
My younger daughter woke up with one of these nasty critters crawling on her head.
A stray cuddle.
Leryann’s Mother’s Day gift to me: her out-of-home business has quite the reputation.
Me and mine: El Dia de la Madre.
Birthday party brunch for a newly-minted ten-year-old.
Complete with an art class for everyone (such a good idea!).
I ruined our one shot at Polaroid fame.
An ordinary Saturday afternoon.
Touching base, constantly.
(Also, I have an office!)
(And look at me wearing jeans — I’m acclimating!)
From my (!!) instagram (puertoricomurches) post:
“My front porch feels like we’re in the Caribbean. Oh wait — WE ARE.”