In between visiting, I finished three more Joe Pickett books, became obsessed with finishing the jigsaw puzzle Phyl had started,
baked delicious oatmeal rolls with Phyl, which rose quite nicely in front of the heater in the living room.
I made beef short ribs one night,
and, the day before I left, we went to lunch at
Thanks so much Dave and Phyl for another great New Year’s vacation. Love you both.
I flew home on Wednesday to an “atmospheric river” of a rain storm in Sacramento.