January 10, 2005

Massive sheets of rain gusting and falling down floor-to-ceiling glass windows. White bordeaux. Oysters, anchovies, and a white pizza with gorgonzola, mascarpone, pine nuts, and rosemary. A visit from Browse and Shelley. Magical neighbors at the bar; Tom Ammiano celebrating his final swearing-in as supervisor upstairs. Finishing Walk on Water. A decadent piece of chocolate gateaux from my rad waiter.

An evening alone with Russell. Thinking good birthday thoughts for Patrick from the candlelit living room. More rain.

A clean house. The last of the holiday detritus cleared away. Two kinds of soup (celery/celeriac with coriander, and cauliflower fondue.) Pasta with fresh tomatoes and basil, a smiley talky baby, and my best girl. A drink with my dad. (I'm such a daddy's girl.)

And a few solid night's sleep. Bliss.

Posted by shock at January 10, 2005 07:02 AM

Sounds like heaven. :)

Posted by: jenblossom on January 10, 2005 7:59 AM
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