Three Wishes

25 Dec
Benvenuti's, Norman OK

Benvenuti’s, Norman OK

My first wish was to be in Lincoln, Nebraska visiting my dearest friend and her husband.

We drove up here to make that happen. On our way here we had a great road trip, stayed in a brand-new hotel, and had a delicious dinner in a sexy, little restaurant in Norman, OK.  Who knew, right?

It was some of the best Italian food I’ve tasted in a long time, and better than almost any I’ve had back home in our food-centric city. Sorry, Austin, but I’m spoiled when it comes to Italian food.

My second wish was to experience a white

Although the weather didn’t call for such a thing to happen, we woke up yesterday morning to a fresh blanket of snow covering everything, and it was still coming down. Holly and I drove to dance imageclass yesterday morning wondering if any of her students would show up. A few hardy souls did, and we had a delightful class.  As it turns out, by the time class was over there was more snow and it was both colder and more slippery.

So, we’ve been staying in; cooking, watching movies, playing Cards Against Humanity, and hanging around the fireplace sipping fine bourbon. If this is any indication of what retirement is going to be like – I’m so glad I’ve finally arrived!

XO Donna


4 Responses to “Three Wishes”

  1. Denise December 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm #

    Merry Christmas. Glad you are having fun with friends.

    • by Donna O'Klock December 29, 2015 at 6:14 pm #

      Thank you! When we arrived home last night to temps in the 40’s – we said, simultaneously, “thats downright balmy!” Y’all are part of our vocabulary.

  2. Gary & Rhona December 25, 2015 at 8:27 pm #

    Merry Christmas!

    • by Donna O'Klock December 29, 2015 at 6:10 pm #

      Thank you, and I hope you had beautiful holidays, too!
      And thanks for reading and letting me know you’re there.
      To a happy, healthy, and prosperous 2016!

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