And the inside did not disappoint. The same wrapping paper used on the gift and a book of previously unknown 19th century fairy tales written near Regensburg where Jim and I met. Thank you SO much @wemoore18 #birthdayweek #birthdaygift #literarygifts #librariangifts
Terrific #pug Birthday card! Love it when friends know you so well! #pugs #cards
Fantastic wrapping paper on Birthday gifts from my dear friend Wendy (also a Librarian). #librarianlife #librarisnstyle #librarians Now to find out what’s inside!
Still enjoying my Birthday flowers my staff gave me. Thanks for all the Birthday love this week everyone. #itsmybirthdayweek
I have the best Mom and Dad. They know me so well. Flowers from Mom and a book with companion CD on sacred choral works. I saved the other gifts for this evening. #itsmybirthday
Reporting in from RI as the storm begins delivering my Birthday gift. #itsstillwinterhere #itsmybirthday
Gorgeous windows in the Parish Hall where the chorus hung out before our latest Providence Singers concert. #providencesingers #episcopalchurches
Met up with some terrific ladies who are also doing Bright Line Eating. Enjoyed conversation and a healthy Thai lunch. It also gave me a chance to get warm and charge up my phone on the hour each way drive to get there. Our power is still out with no restoration estimate — 28 hours and counting. #brightlineeating
No power so Mummy can’t work and has to read old fashioned print books while I sit on the couch with her. I call that a good day!! #pugs #blackpug #stormday
Enjoyed tasting teas and wines at this cute store. They have lots of great gifts, handmade items, consignment clothes and furniture, etc. I love this sign and French Bulldog pillow. Good way to spend an hour with girlfriends on a rainy Saturday.
Chilling with Miss Chloe on my lap binge watching “Grace and Frankie”. #pugs #blackpug #graceandfrankie
All the clothes in my closet that are too big now that I’ve lost 43 lbs. Getting them ready to take to the consignment store. Oddly my dresses all still fit. How is that possible? Or were they really tight/ stretchy. #brightlineeating #nonscalevictories
My #brightlineeating lunch. Salad of 8 oz veggies: grape tomatoes, shredded carrots, arugula with 3 oz chic peas and 1 oz feta with dressing of lemon juice and flax seed oil, salt, pepper and oregano. Apple with cinnamon and my large water bottle. #brightlinebites
Waiting for the train back to Rhode Island. #ilovetrains #traintravel
Lunch with my sister.