Saturday, February 19, 2011

Excused Absence

Once again, I have been taken down by sickness.  Hence, my absence.  I'm sure it went noticed too.  I even got a phone call regarding this matter.  I was (and still am) dying people!  Okay, not DYING.  But I can't breathe - so, close enough.  Lucky for you, I still have people to feed and pictures to take even while sick.  So here's your recap.

Day after Valentine's day - everyone enjoyed their treats from the day before except for me.  I just laid around gasping for air.

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Day after that, Avery entertained the weak and sick by tormenting the cat.  I never miss turn down an opportunity to sit and watch Mux get bugged for once.  Normally SHE is the one doing the bugging.

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She secretly loves this attention though.  If she didn't, she would have left.

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"Hug, Milly????"

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"I don't have time to look at you, woman.  I've got a cat to love on."

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"Milly, look at my toes.  Look at how cute they are."

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"Cute enough to EAT!"  thinks Mux.

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She just pulled her foot away and gave me a "look."  Don't mess with me cat.  I'm bigger than you now.

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Dylan requested pizza last night and in my weakened condition, I said yes.  Pizza is my crack.  And my crack will make me feel better, right?  So we made pizza.  This is the dough recipe I used this time.  Good stuff!  This pizza is the one Dylan made.

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And here is my pizza.  My very own spinach, chicken and ricotta pizza.

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And in an effort to cram more veggies into my system (in the hopes that they would cure me), I made this salad today.  Its Wheatberry Arugula Salad from America's Test Kitchen Best of 2011 book.  And while I'm mentioning it - why the heck do they call it best of 2011?  Shouldn't it be best of 2010?  2011 hasn't happened yet!  Anyway, it was good.  Made a TON of salad.

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There was no way I could eat all of it!  It was very good though.

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Well, that's all for tonight.  I would say that I was going to go lay down.  But that would be silly.  My nose would plug up even more if I did that.  If anyone knows how to cure me, PLEASE let me know.

1 comment:

  1. Ooh that salad looks delicious! I love garbanzos! What else is in there? Could you please post the recipe?