This morning was fun. I got a little treat and met Hala and Kundi for brunch! It was even more great because it was actually affordable (only 27 Dhs!) and the price included the fabulous cappuccino I had. Yay. :) We had a great time chatting and eating of course, since I always have a wonderful time when I get with the girls, but then, the spoils continued as Hala brought a whole huge bag of yarn for me! I think I am going to start making some accessories for the baby doll Kaden is in love with. I feel like practicing can only make me a better knitter and a few items that are "for" his baby will make him very happy.
The rest of the weekend was fairly typical. We hung around the house a lot and Stu was thrilled to download songs and applications for his new toy (you would not believe the stuff they have for that thing!). He inspired me to wipe my mp3 player and start over. I realized the reason I avoid listening to it is because it was packed with crappy songs. So I deleted them all and started fresh. I only have about 150 back on there so far, but they are 150 better songs than constantly skipping through the "shuffle" function.
The only other thing worth noting is when we went grocery shopping this week (and once again I wish I had a camera with me), I went over to get some potatoes for the potato soup I am making this week and there were Idaho potatoes! Stu and I both got all excited (and frightened an unsuspecting Indian man who kept looking back at the potatoes for the inside joke).
Unfortunately, even though they were priced more than a dollar per kilo more than the potatoes I was picking through, they were all basically mush and covered in eyes. I guess it IS a long trip for a potato from Idaho. I had to snicker though when I told Stu that we were passing up our own potatoes for the Saudi variety. With that said, we will definitely "buy Idaho" when we get home, per Butch's request (seriously, people, how many states can say they have a Governor who answers to "Butch" and still take themselves seriously?).
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