We Are Exhausted!

Smack in His New Bed

And by we, I mean me.

I think that perhaps the whole ordeal of moving back to the United States from Sicily has finally caught up with me. Whatever it is, I just can’t manage to pull together a decent food blog post. I’ve been working hard, have taken plenty of photos and even created a couple of new recipes to share. But at the end of the day, I just haven’t been able to put them all together. My brain has decided to take a vacation and I’m going to let it.

But, since I am still participating in National Blog Posting Month, I am required to give you something new every single day of November. And today is another day. So, I’m giving you another dog photo because I just happen to have an adorable Boston Terrier that is rather photogenic. That one up above is Smack in his new red collar and new red fluffy bed. After I bought the bed, I saw on the tag that it’s supposed to be a cat bed. Ooops! I won’t tell him.

I also have to show you this gorgeous sunset we had the other day.

San Diego Sunset

It’s been a while since a sunset took my breath away but that’s exactly what this one did. If only I had been at the beach!

So that’s what I have for you today. Tomorrow is my birthday and it is also my cousin Jason’s birthday. I have promised to create and post a special recipe in honor of his birthday but you’ll have to wait ’til tomorrow to see what it is! And maybe I’ll even bake myself a cake. Well, probably not. I think I’ll take myself out to a movie instead. Any suggestions?

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16 Comments
  1. Emon

    Let me be the first one to wish you a happy birthday! :)

    3:40 pm  Nov 29th, 2007
  2. Ruby

    Can’t wait to see the new recipe!

    3:47 pm  Nov 29th, 2007
  3. Steff

    Happy Birthday!

    A little brain vacation encourages creativity! :-)

    Relax and settle in — i would think the time change alone is evil.

    4:02 pm  Nov 29th, 2007
  4. MyStarbucks

    A very happy birthday to you! Love the sunset, that is gorgeous. I hope the recipe is a cake. I love cake!

    Cheers

    4:30 pm  Nov 29th, 2007
  5. Sara, Ms. Adventures in Italy

    I said Happy Birthday on Facebook (ditto!), but I just wanted to say that I thought you were super-ambitious to do NaBloPoMo in the middle of an international move, but you are doing great!! Almost done!

    10:10 pm  Nov 29th, 2007
  6. Jason

    I just finished YOUR special birthday sandwich, so expect something up and posted in a bit. You’ll probably be asleep by then, but it will still be there tomorrow morning…and forever, unless the internet dies.

    10:14 pm  Nov 29th, 2007
  7. Erin

    Happy Birthday! I also wanted to thank you again for the great camera information that you provided to me. All the best on your special day! Hopefully someone cooks for you today and not the other way around.

    1:51 am  Nov 30th, 2007
  8. Gretchen Noelle

    Happy Birthday! Enjoy your break, everybody needs one!

    5:46 am  Nov 30th, 2007
  9. Deborah

    Happy Birthday!!!

    8:11 am  Nov 30th, 2007
  10. courtney

    It’s okay, I have gotten up several times in the middle of the night to find the cat sprawled out spread eagle on the dog’s bed. I think smack is just settling the score on behalf of our house.

    9:37 am  Nov 30th, 2007
  11. Corinne

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY! smack is adorable! I hope you have a wonderful birthday and get to open at least one present – I know how much you love presents! Love ya!

    10:50 am  Nov 30th, 2007
  12. herb

    Another Happy Birthday! We use the same sun up the coast, but our’s sure didn’t look like that….

    2:33 pm  Nov 30th, 2007
  13. David

    A d*g on a cat bed? My cats add, “What?!” :)

    Some shopping should help shake the weariness of moving.

    1:58 pm  Dec 1st, 2007
  14. Jessica

    hey your allowed to take a break! your not superwoman silly!

    6:37 pm  Dec 16th, 2007
  15. Barbara

    I just discovered your blog and I love it! Especially since you have a Boston Terrier! My in-laws have one that found me almost 10 years ago. His name is Java and he’s been such a joy for them. (we moved to DC and couldn’t take him with us so they kept him).

    4:28 pm  Feb 3rd, 2008
  16. Nicole

    Barbara: Too bad you couldn’t take your puppy to DC but it’s great that your in-laws adopted him! My in-laws have three bostons and Smack got to go up to Oregon to visit his ‘cousins’ over Christmas. Four boston terriers running around a house is a funny sight to see! Thanks for stopping by :-)

    11:46 am  Feb 7th, 2008
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