... hearing Dan Savage talk about his new book on NPR.
... crocheting at the gym and having a perfect stranger ask if my pregnant friend can "just put it [childbirth] off a little bit," so that I can have more time to work on the baby blanket.
... organic baby greens, organic sweet 100 tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, marinated artichoke hearts, and caesar chicken strips tossed in an olive oil vinaigrette and seasoned with a touch of salt and freshly ground black pepper.
... watching an especially good episode of Six Feet Under Saturday afternoon.
... brushing Casey's belly and watching him play the (air) banjo with both hind legs.
... a Saturday afternoon at Wine Steals, celebrating Eleanor's thirtieth birthday with her, Cass, Jason, Tony, and other far-flung folks.
... congratulating Karen on her recent engagement while at dinner with her, Georgia, and Jane.
... recounting the 14-game Rummikub winning streak story to Cass and getting the low-down on why neither of us wear skirt boots.
... being completely unfazed at the thought of my parents house/Caseysitting for me while I'm on vacation.
... realizing that its
... seeing a box of Bentley tea in a store Saturday night.
... eating the inaugural breakfast (pumpkin pancakes) in Cass' beautiful new kitchen while singing along to Sting and the Indigo Girls and trying to figure out when This American Life will come on.
... walking around at the farmer's market in short sleeves and jeans and being too hot because it's 88 freakin' degrees on Nov. 20. Can you say global warming?