Considerably cooler this morning. The weatherman said we had a high of 56 yesterday, and at 7:30am it was in the 20s. On with the heavy Rambos.
This was Barb's last day of vacation and like all the other days, she spent part of it helping me. Am I lucky or what?
L'orange surfaced, even tho Gucci was in the vicinity. I had to keep telling her to leave him alone...and she did!
This is not the best shot of King Mustafa, but I have to share another very special thing with you that concerns him. This morning I got an email from a person I never met, who used to ride and show him.
She found my Journal through the HMS newsletter where there were several pictures of KM. Once she got to my blog, she started reading and here is part of a quote she made:
"I want to tell you that I hope when I'm all grown up I can live a life like you seem to have created for yourself. I have been career-minded my whole (young) life, but when I read your blog I get excited about what life after a 9-5 might look like. Tending a small herd of horses, cats and dogs, having an historic facility with modern amenities, singing in a community chorus, making a variety of delicious meals and spending lots of time with friends and family seems like a wonderful existence."
Let me say...that made my day. I hope I have the opportunity to meet her.
Does this shot of the Studio look like it was taken January 2nd?
Before noon it started to snow, and did not look like this anymore
Meanwhile, Seymour and Sid were happy to get back in a warm house.
Does this kitten want to be a model or what?
Ditto for Phoebe....
At 11:30 we had to leave for Rochester to help Jenny. Packed up 3 Christmas plants and we were on our way.
It was snowing a lot harder in Rochester.
We arrived at the County Office Building by 12:15.
It is an exceptional piece of architecture....
and houses the chambers for the County Legislature.
Our daughter has worked there for the past several years as the Chief of Staff for the Democratic Caucus.
Tomorrow she starts a new job, and will really miss being in this beautiful space.
Elvira! Could this not be in Italia?
Why were we here? For the swearing in ceremony for Harry Bronson....who was newly elected to the State Assembly. Jenny will become his Chief of Staff tomorrow.
We helped set up the refreshments...
and listened to the music performed by a jazz trio.
The Chamber was packed. A very supportive audience.
May I introduce Harry Bronson....
and his COS....Jen.
I had to get a picture of her with Viola (a clerk at the leg) as they are going to be missing each other.
We left by 2:20.
Relaxed for awhile when we got home, and then went out to do chores. Guess who was back helping me?
Earlier, I had thawed out some turkey and gravy left over from Thanksgiving. What a smart move.
Tonights salad was greens, onion, craisins, walnuts and an orange.
I heated the turkey up in the gravy....made us each two pieces of toast and put together hot turkey sandwiches. Comfort food for sure.
After a long day, it is now tea time with butt to the fire.