Tuesday, January 17, 2017

I'm Guessing This Will Be..

the closest to a Chinese New Year environment as I'll be getting, what with living in Abilene and all.
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The folks at Sunrise are very warm and friendly, and we have known them for a number of years. A bunch of years ago, when the building was still Ecko's, we had contemplated having our rehearsal dinner here. I had only eaten here a couple of times when it was under the old management. 
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Ever since Ray and his family took over, we have dined here on a regular basis. They have a separate "Chinese" menu, especially for Chinese students who attend the local universities, and whenever I am feeling particularly homesick, I would order from That menu. I have to be honest and say that I would sooo much rather have South East Asian food, and wish that George's Asian/Cambodian was still open, but I still love what they offer at Sunrise.
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Plus, just check out the decor. :) Simple but Fabulous.

Monday, January 16, 2017

Yup, it's the Weather Again

Sounds cliche and like a broken record, but really, if you don't like the weather ( especially this winter ), just wait a few days and you'll get something totally different.

A few days ago, it was freezing, and then we had lovely warm ( albeit horrific for our planet ) days, and yesterday morning, we have Cold Dense Fog.

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We had thought that by the time Church was over, that the fog would have somewhat gotten less dense/burned off, but No. It seemed to be thicker than before!

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

It doesn't snow much here in Abilene,

but we do get Frost.
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And it can be very pretty.
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Christmas Cactus Update

There's a few more buds on the cactus, and those that were there already have grown a little bit more :)
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It was a Dark and Stormy Night.

... except it wasn't.

We were on our way out to the grocery store, when the little boy asked me to look up, claiming he could see the moon very clearly.
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It certainly was quite a sight and I was glad he pointed it out to me :)