It’s almost May Day! And I don’t have a May pole! But I do have a maple, so that’s okay.
The complex layers of post-storm clouds, blowing past in different directions at different altitudes, make dramatic patterns in the early morning sunlight.
Since going low-carb a year ago, omelettes have been a breakfast mainstay. To provide some variety (besides mixing up the fillings—a lot of onion, peppers of various colors and hotnesses, sometimes a little smoked meat), I’ve taken to adding various spices: most often paprika, turmeric, and black pepper.
Yesterday the turmeric wasn’t in its spot in the spice rack, but I saw a spice jar out on the counter and had already added some to my omelette before realized that it was not turmeric, but rather nutmeg.
So, my gratitude for yesterday was that an omelette with nutmeg turns out to be delicious. (Who would have thought?)
My gratitude for today is that, having gotten my carb consumption back down after letting it creep up while we had visitors and then again after Jackie’s big walk, I’ve once again got my allergy symptoms under control, and have my weight (which had crept up as well) back down to exactly where I want it.
The tax return I filed online more than a day earlier was “accepted” by the IRS 8 minutes before midnight last night.
My dad and his wife are visiting!
It’s National Beer Day! And, I have a beer mitt, so on a chilly day I can hold a cold beer without getting my hand chilled.
Lots of years here in central Illinois it pretty much goes straight from winter to summer. This year we’re getting a legit spring, with many days already having had some mix of cool, wet, windy weather.
I very much enjoyed my spring break, and I’m now very much looking forward to hanging with my taiji students for the next six weeks!
Flickers in great numbers in the Lake Park woods. Very showy.
Out for a run yesterday, when it was sunny and the temperature was 78℉, I got actually warm for the first time in six months.