Just a T-shirt? (posted by Lani)
I have to admit, as I looked at those pictures and read the story I kept wondering one thing. Well, two things. The first thing was, how the hell can one kid eat that much pasta, much less come back for seconds? Of course then I remembered Jim, and how he ate at that age, and I scratched that question. The important one, though, was: Who cleaned up? 76 kids, some adults, enough pasta to feed a small country ... who cleaned up? Because if it was you, you deserve waaaay more than a stinkin' t-shirt.
While you were slaving away over hot pots and pans of pasta, I was off to Kentucky for a quick visit with Jim. He looks great, doesn't he? A visit to Jim of course also entails a visit to Boo; I'm tickled that he still seems to remember me, he was very cuddly and affectionate. We spent a lot of time talking, we went out to eat at the restaurant (Woody's) where Jim is working now, we talked some more. Friday evening Ethan and I went out to eat with my dear friend Josh and his lovely friend Jessie, since Jim had to work; we went to Acres of Land for a very enjoyable dinner and some surprisingly good wine.
Saturday we all went out for sushi, poked around at some neat places in Lexington, and then I headed back home. The visit was far too short. However, I did manage to shoehorn in time to discover a very neat yarn shop in Lexington, ReBelle, and