I woke up without a hangover. Of course, I didn’t have anything to drink last night so…
I tried to get myself to focus on preparation for work and managed to extend my to do list by 5 pages. I could write a whole post about how I feel about going back to work but I won’t.
For some reason the start of the new year meant clearing out the house. While looking for a utensil all the cupboards got cleaned out and temporarily spilled out onto the floor.
Then came the sad job of “de-Christmasing” the house, my least favorite part of the season.
We started here:
To add to the “de-Christmasing” spirit, the rain continued all day so I moved my 10k run inside and finished just before heading to my grandparents for New Year’s Day dinner. The dinner on New Year’s Day is the big deal for my family rather than New Year’s Eve.
At their house the Christmas tree is still up,
We arrived just in time for dinner and this time it was simple to hide the lack of meat. 7 vegetable options makes that quite simple.
and ended with traditional blueberry torte. It’s not my favorite but it’s tradition.
Even though some people didn’t want their picture taken,