I have been reading “The Scottish Prisoner” by Diana Gabaldon. As is always the case when I read her books, I long to visit Scotland once again. I went back and reread my posts on our trip to Scotland. It felt as if I were there again. I wish I had written more immediately following our trip. One thing that I was reminded of what is the name of the fish and chips place we stopped at in Pitlochry. It was called “The Plaice to Be”. I thought that was just a funny little Scottish way of writing the word place. The other day I learn something. Place, spelled plaice, is a kind of white fish frequently eaten in the United Kingdom. So it was actually a wonderful little play on words, since that kind of fish is often used to make fish and chips. You learn something new every day.
I’m sitting in the parking lot of Home Depot. We are doing some lawn repairs, so I am here to pick up some more garden soil that we can plant some grass seed on. What started out as a gorgeous, sunny day, is turning quite cloudy and blustery. I am kind of actually hoping that it does rain. I don’t want to do yard work all day long. And the only way I’m going to get out of it, is if it does rain. So, off I go into Home Depot, to pick up the soil, and then back home to finish what we can before it rains. I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend.
By the way, wish me luck on this diet thing. I am still struggling. And to make matters worse, I found out that I gained another 3 pounds. Great! Trying to lose and I gain. Story of my life.