(n.) a lover of rain;
someone who finds
joy and peace of mind
during rainy days.
and rain, misty drops for the most part,
but a few heavy downpours, along with
thunder and lightening made for quite
Other than the times I needed to venture
outside to feed animals and chase naughty
chickens who escaped their pen I have stayed
in, warmed by the woodstove and feeling
quite happy there was no place I needed to
be. I finished knitting a sock and cast on
it's partner since I didn't knit them side by
side this time. I read a book and watched
Jaws for what feels like the 100th time.
I ate soup three days in a row and loved
every bowl full. My Girl Scout cookies
were delivered by a sweet little Girl Scout,
along with her beautiful mom and sweet
little baby sister giving me a chance for
some female company and baby snuggles.
I have listened to the rain drops fall and
breathed in the calm atmosphere that is the
the weekend. Yes, now I'm ready to begin
a new week and a new month, March...already!
Tomato, Kale and Cannellini Bean Soup
Chop and sauté one onion in a little evoo
along with 3 minced garlic cloves.
Add one jar crushed tomatoes,
one can cannellini beans
a large handful of chopped kale
and two -three cups of vegetable stock.
Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste.
Let simmer 20 minutes.
Serve with crushed red pepper flakes
and fresh parmesan cheese.
Weekending with Karen