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Random 5 for Labor Day – Ice Cream, escape artists, Apple Season and days off

Random 5 for Labor day ~ here we go!

1 ) Years ago my cousin had a summer job at an ice-cream parlor. I spent the night with her to help eat at the shoppe.  We made up every concoction possible, ate gobs of ice cream, butterscotch, hot fudge, nuts and whipped cream.  I recently realized that I don’t crave ice cream ~ pretty sure that gluttonous memory is why.

hard decisions of our childhood

Remember?

2 )  Labor Day.  The end of summer as we know it ~ and leaves here are already turning.   But wait – here’s the BEST news – Honey-Crisp apples are nearly ready!!  Oh the joy cannot be contained!  You can still buy some of last year’s apples for $5.00/lb — but soon the orchards near me will sell FRESH apples (bumper Michigan crop this year!) -I can get a dozen for ~$7.00 and youngest boy and I will gobble them down like iced cream!

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3 ) Speaking of youngest boy, he has a  girlfriend and the girlfriend has a dog named Morty.  I like her already. And isn’t that the greatest name?  Apparently Morty likes busting free from the confines of the kennel; the kid has since nicknamed him “The great Mordini.”  Ha ha ha.

puppy-basset-hound

who can resist? Not I.

4 )  I love Fall.  Apples. Leaves. Bright sunny days. Cool, crisp nights.   I. Love. Fall! ❤

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5) Hubbs and I both took tomorrow off !  I’m planning on sleeping in followed by coffee & a lazy brunch then a massage and whatever else I feel like doing – or not !!  Whoo Hoo!

otter day off

No stress, no dress code!

 

What’s your Random 5 looking like today? Ever over-do it on a food you love?  What happened?  Are you seeing signs of Fall where you are?  What’s the last kind thing you did for yourself?   Happy Labor Day everyone!

 

 

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12 thoughts on “Random 5 for Labor Day – Ice Cream, escape artists, Apple Season and days off

  1. Happy Labor Day! I actually just posted some pictures from around my place, with the feeling of fall coming on too. I love apple season and still have fond memories of going apple picking in college and then making apple pies, apple sauce, and eating fresh apples. Mmm!

  2. Oh, I overdid it on raisins. And milk. Can’t tolerate either of them these days! Is Morty short for Mortimer? Enjoy your day off!

  3. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    I too love apples, Fall, and the cooler weather. Love your pictures! Enjoy your free day!!

  4. Diane Helminiak

    I was married on Labor Day weekend so we celebrate our anniversary usually taking a drive to find a new antique place, or go out to eat somewhere. This year was not spent anywhere but home. We take advantage of an extra day to do a home improvement project. This year was putting barn wood up on my living room wall. Now that is done. Onto grilling chicken breasts to top my salad for dinner. I love eating early on weekends then we can snack in the evening…

  5. Laughing. So been there on #1 with Bacon, Gin and butterscotch. All separately of course. 😀

  6. Oooh…I love the Great Mordini!

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