And I'm looking forward to a lazy chat over coffee...
I'm being VERY indulgent today - a large homemade cappuccino and an iced bun (this is for a dear Yorkshire friend, who despairs that Brits now call them 'cupcakes'!! She's on a one-woman mission to reverse the Americanization of Britain...)
Well, we have survived the cold spell that gripped the East Coast, and have gone from this on Friday/Saturday
Thankfully, before the weather turned bad last week, I was able to meet friends here for a girlie lunch
(Images here and below from their website)
The White Swan at Blyth, just 30 minutes up the A1, and what a lunch we had!! The food is deliciously favourful, and beautifully presented - my kind of food :)
We all had three courses(!), and took our time, chatting and laughing and catching up - THE best kind of therapy!
My body may be struggling with the cold weather and lack of physiotherapy this past week, but my soul is good :)
Speaking of which, I entered the IA Challenge again this week. My entry is not high art, by any means, but it IS meaningful...
You can read my explanation of what it means here
Nurturing ourselves with friendship and sharing our stories, is surely what Valentine's Day is really all about - rather than the commercialized, lovey-dovey drivel we see around us in the shops???
Spending time with people you care about - whether they be family or friends (virtual or real) - sharing stories of fun or heartache, is love in action. Love as a verb, rather than a noun, that's what I want to celebrate every day regardless of the date :)
Looking forward to catching up over coffee at Amy's...
With my love xxx