#1,906 Sunny Saturday.
by Erin Napier
We woke up and had breakfast at Jim and Mal’s. Those dang 7-Up biscuits are about the finest thing a person can have at 8:30 am.
And then I spent the day being as productive as I could be. I cleaned out the fridge and scrubbed the shelves, which I think is a major achievement since this is one of those things constantly on the list of “things I need to do… one day.” It’s a pretty sad sight, but at least it’s clean. Can you tell I haven’t been cooking lately?
Then I spent lunch with Mammaw, Clark and Walker. I don’t know if you’ve ever taken a baby into a nursing home—but they totally steal the show. Older folks LOVE babies, people. THEY LOVE THEM. He ran straight into her lap when we got there and gave her a kiss square on the mouth. Of course, I didn’t capture that moment, I got this blurry blinky one instead:
And then I went home and planted some spring flowers in my porch pots that should withstand the rest of the cold weather this season and still look good in April and May. I hope. I’m so sad my favorite terra cotta pot with cracked white paint is finally crumbling. You were a good pot, girl… But I’m not ready to say goodbye.
I hope your Saturday was full of sunshine, too.
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I’m Erin Napier, co-owner of Laurel Mercantile Co. and Scotsman Co. with my husband, Ben. I’m an artist and he’s a craftsman and we help people moving to our town find and restore old houses on HGTV’s Home Town. In an effort to count my blessings, this journal has documented only the good things that happen on each and every day of my life since January 1, 2010. I am a wife, a daughter, a homebody, a bubble bath lover, a book reader, a sentimental, stressed out, slightly obsessive southerner. Welcome!