Sounds like a perfect evening. Nothing better than hearing the rain on the window and being cosy inside with a great book!Happy New Year, have loved reading your blog this year.
I love everything about this picture! I wish I could make a good cup of tea, though. Whenever I get tea from a specialty shop, it's always fabulous. As soon as I come home to replicate it, it's never as good as what I just had. So, I'm a coffee girl. Maybe for 2012, I'll try to learn how to make that fabulous tea?Have a safe and Happy New Year, Trish :)
What a lovely treat- and it made a nice pic too
Oh, I'd say that's a perfect day! Love the cover on the Steinbeck book. I need to reread that one.Have a Happy New Year!Here's MY SATURDAY SNAPSHOT andMY WEBSITE
I'm always jealous of an evening in with a good book, but I know this is my final winter of hectic sports events since one of my sons will graduate from high school in the spring. Here's Mine
Evapal - I know, right? Winter evenings were made for this kind of thing.Happy New Year to you too :)Natalie - I love a good cup of coffee, too. But here's the deal with tea: It has to be steeped strong and young (there's a joke in there somewhere lol) So put an extra tea bag into the pot - or an extra teaspoon of loose leaves - and then only steep for no more than a 2 or 3 minutes, and never more than 5. Tadaa! It's full bodied and strong but still sweet enough to drink without sugar if you want. All the best for 2012!Louise - thanks! Happy New Year :)Laurel - It's a lovely and dramatic cover, isn't it? I'm really enjoying the book. Happy 2012!Paulita - Hopefully you'll get some opportunities for nights-in with the New Year?! All the best for 2012 :)
That looks like the perfect way to spend an evening. I've yet to start with Steinbeck - I read Mice and Men in school but nothing since then.Happy New Year Trish!
An absolutely perfect combination, I'd say! I prefer tea to coffee in the evening (coffee would keep me awake half the night - love it in the morning, though!) Hope you're enjoying East of Eden, and Happy New Year!
Sam - It's taken me a while to pick this one up, but I'm really enjoying it. Happy New Year to you too Sam!Tracy - Yes, coffee is a must first thing in the morning, but tea in the afternoon is a lovely thing. All the best for 2012!
What a perfect evening!
Enjoy! East of Eden is fantastic, by the way. One of my top five favorites. I hope you enjoy it.
Lisa - Yes, it was a rather perfect evening :)Kristi - That's good to know. I keep seeing it on people's lists of must-reads so I knew I had to see for myself. And so far so good!
You are right. A perfect evening!Here is my Saturday Snapshot post!
What a nice photo of what sounds like a relaxing evening. :) The server for my site has been down this morning (which is frustrating since I have no control over it). My apologies though! I'm still trying to get around to visit all of the Saturday posts.
I agree, perfect compromise. I would be choosing a nice Jasmine tea to accompany my book.
Looks great to me. I hope to read East of Eden in early 2012. enjoy
That is my kind of evening too! Happy New Year.
gautami - yes, indeed! Alyce - okay, thanks for the heads-up. I'd been trying to get onto your page and was hoping it wasn't a problem on my end. Looks like things are back up now, though.Leslie - Jasmine tea would be lovely. The one I was drinking here was a Christmas blend with vanilla and peppermint.Diane - I think you'll like it. It reminds me of Richard Yates whose books I know you enjoy.Nise - Thanks and happy 2012 to you too!
Sure would be a great way to spend an evening when the weather is bad...The photo is so welcoming.
That's an excellent way to spend any day, but especially a rainy day. It's on my agenda for tomorrow. Lovely picture.My Paris pics are here.
Love the photo! Nice composition. Sounds like a great way to spend an evening indoors. Happy New Year.
A classy shot. Like the choice of things to do. Happy New Year!
I love the composition of your photo! A book and hot tea look like a great way to spend an evening to me.
Your composition is superb. Love the photo!
depending on the time of day, i alternate with coffee :)
I really, really should read EoE again. I think I was in high school, and that was a long time ago. :<)
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