1. When Mom phones me, she calls, "Hello?" into the phone like I'm a million miles away.
2. Delicious beef minestrone for our winter dinner. Tender beef, zucchini, cabbage, carrots, celery, garbanzo beans, and macaroni in a tomato based broth. Served with Parmesan and breadsticks.
3. Settled in for the evening with a good book.