** Albany, New York, is my planned vacation destination for April 5-12. I have so many friends in the area and it will be nice to see them. If you're there and would like to schedule lunch, dinner, coffee or anything else, be sure to let me know. I'm hoping to be able to put a BBQ/party together for Saturday, April 10 in hopes of seeing as many people as possible.
** There are days that I wish that I could have friends all to myself. As much as I love having mutual friends, it seems that every person that I know seems to suddenly become friends of friends of friends. Sometimes I wanna go where nobody knows your name.....la la la la la. Not complaining here, just wishing that 100% of my life wasn't open to every single other person in the entire world.
** I think I'm headed downtown today to check out Powell's City of Books. It's always a show-stopper for any book lover.....it purports to be the largest bookstore West of the Mississippi River or some other nonsense. It's huge. And I need to pick up Babycakes -- the next in the Tales of the City series that I'm working my way through.
** I'm so thankful for a job that allows me as much flexibility as it does. I'm frequently reminded of how fortunate I am in this world.
** LoverBoy and I headed out into our own little mecca last night for dinner at The Blue Olive. One of our neighborhood's little gems.
** Our buddy Stephan from New York state is coming for a little visit at the end of April....we can't wait!
** Mason has been doing a much better job at being a two-year-old pooch. He is learning to walk right next to our sides when we venture out without pulling on his leash and trying to run all over the place. And he's learning that just because we see another person or dog it doesn't mean that we can jump up on them demanding attention. He has, however, been doing some sort of minor trembling from time to time. I'm not sure it's anything to be concerned about. Nothing like a full-blown seizure. But just occasionally gets a little weirded out and seems to shake a bit.