Welcome! Come on in and have a cuppa with me. What is the fragrance you ask? It is the Chocolate Cocoa and Creme candle from Bath & Body! Doesn’t it fill the entire house with a chocolate aura? It’s like I’ve been baking all morning! But, actually I baked yesterday. I made Pecan and Goat Cheese Biscuits and served them with a creamy beef stew. Yum! And tomorrow I am preparing the Christmas fruitcakes. The man in the liquor store looked so disappointed when I said I needed the dark black rum for my fruitcakes! We’re not big drinkers here! Eaters maybe, but drinkers no.
Now about our new post office……..We have lived in our little village for ten years and mail was not deliverable to our cottages. We had to go to the post office and pick it up. Now the post office had it’s plusses and minuses. It was nice to see your neighbors and catch up on all the town’s gossip (and we’ve had plenty this year, believe me) but the downside was the parking lot. We do not have enough parking for the village and the post office parking lot was forever full, even with signs that said, Do Not Park Here Unless You Are Going In the Post Office. From the congestion at the post office parking lot I think most people took that sign as saying, Get your Mail and Run all Your Errands All Over Town, Have Lunch in One of the Cafes and then 4 Hours Later Come Back and Move Your Car! Needless to say, unless you went to the post office at 10Dark Hundred you would be waiting to get into the parking lot and risk getting run over when you tried to back out of your parking space. Everyone hates that parking lot!
So, I felt like I have received an early Christmas present when the new post boxes were installed in our neck of the woods. And who knew those nice people at Amazon leave packages at your door at 9PM at night or 7AM on Sundays? Previously, all packages were left at the post office and THEY would put them in your box when THEY were good and ready. Usually 2 days later……….. Oh, I am so happy……I practically skip to the new boxes……….1/8 mile each way, I counted. So getting mail is now an exercise too and since the boxes are right in front of the dog park you can poop your dog and get the mail! Ain’t life grand?
Please tell me what you have been up to this week…..It’s always good to hear from you! See you next week!
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