1. My family is away for days and the house is too quiet. Each one phones throughout the day to see what I'm doing. "I'm holding down the fort", sounds important.
2. The "use by" date on all of the pecans I bought on sale expires this week. Now I have a mission and bake a pecan pie.
3. My evening to babysit a friend's 1 1/2 year old girl. She is the cutest thing and I am so glad do this favor tonight. She brings me books, climbs up onto my lap and leans her body against me, sucking her thumb. We are both very happy and content.