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Squash and Productivity

Last night Jon and I decided to make a stir-fry for dinner so he stopped at the store on his way home from work to pick up some extra veggies.  We usually we put zucchini and peppers in our stir-fry, but last night, the grocery store was out of zucchini, so he got a squash instead.  I was a little hesitant when he first called and told me because I've never eaten squash.  My grandmother, or Mow-Mow as I called her, always use to make a squash casserole dish when I was younger, and I would never eat it.  Well, much to my surprise, I tried it last night, and I actually liked it!  It was an exciting moment.  I can now add it to the short but slowing growing list of vegetables that I enjoy.  Progress is progress, right?  I know Mow-Mow would be so proud :)

For the past week, Jon and I have been making a conscious effort to make the bed every morning.  And I have to say, it's been a wonderful thing.  It makes us start our day out on a productive foot, if you will.  And since I'm one of those people who won't stop going once they get going, it's been a great accelerant first thing in the morning.  Plus, having all of the pillows (I'm a bit like the ex-wife in Along Came Polly-decorative pillow crazy) off the floor, makes our bedroom look so clean and polished, which I love.  Yes, I think we'll make this a new tradition!

 
Remington enjoying the view of the snow from our bedroom.

Since making the bed, I've put up some laundry, spend 5 hours copy editing for my job, and hung up a few wedding photos, I'd say it's been a pretty productive day!  Now if I can just muster the courage to get out and brave this cold to find a lamp shade for my "new" lamp.  Well...maybe tomorrow :)
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