Dec 1st — Dinner With Friends

I knew I wasn’t going to be able to work out today since I was going to be sleeping for half the day and then, once I got up, I had to finish getting the house ready for friends to come over for dinner.
I’ve been looking forward to having the kind of fun that only good friends can bring.

We decided to have a vegetarian dinner since one of our friends is returning to that lifestyle. I was excited about it because long ago, I was a vegetarian – a lacto-ovo vegetarian to be exact.
While preparing this meal, it made me realize that I missed being a veggie girl. I am not sure why and it’s probably something I should think about soon but for now I let my veggie heart rejoice.

Our dinner consisted of broccoli salad with cashews and raisins, Quinoa salad with veggies, and a medley of shaved Brussels sprouts with smoked gouda and wild rice with apples and cranberries and almonds and a small sweet potato. We had plenty of wine that flowed in conjunction with the deep conversations we were having.
I really enjoyed listening to everyone’s view points.  Some I agreed with and some I didn’t but what I loved most is that it made me think and ponder on how I could apply it to my life.  How can I enrich my life even further?

As the evening turned into night we shared a cheesecake with mango slices. It was delicious.
It was just what I needed and I didn’t care that it was close to midnight when my head hit the pillow.