it was a wonderful evening, full of good food and conversation and wonderful friends of all faiths. my friend, the reverend b, an ordained buddhist priest, offered the perfect blessing before we ate. i broke with tradition and, instead of the traditional main course and side dishes, served a selection of five vegetarian salads. my friend J. made THE most incredible garlic bread and the wine flowed freely. instead of one dessert i served three; mocha frosted brownies, lemon squares, and sugar cookies. (what's not to like, right???)
anyway, it was a fun night. dean (husband dean, not cathedral dean!) and i cleaned up easily after our guests departed, and this morning i was treated to the delight of a clean home still reverberating from the energy of a joyful evening. i always delight in our home, but it's especially dear to me the morning after an evening filled with friends and food!
i hope you had a wonderful weekend, too, and that the week ahead is filled with joy!