How could it possibly be erev shabbos already??? The week went by very quickly. Today we had a lovely outing to the Bluffton Farmers Market, with the mother and baby from a visiting family for good company. I got tomatoes, corn, carrots, onions, beets, red and purple peppers, oyster mushrooms (apparently easy to grow here!!), and a giant watermelon. From our own garden now we have a medium supply of eggplant, basil (large supply!), greens (large supply!), cherry tomatoes (miniature supply compare to what we want!), cucumbers, zucchini, and yellow squash. Lots of good veggies for shabbos, B"H.
Amirah was blissed out on a wonderful birthday gift of all kinds of beads and beading tools and other materials from grandma and grandpa. It was really cute to watch her unwrap each thing, with Eli by her side telling her how beautiful everything was. She was one happy girl. Her English birthday is on shabbos, so we can't unwrap presents then so we started a little early. Yesterday, she and I went out to get her ears pierced. We had a lot of fun and she loves her new earrings. After she got the first ear pierced, she looked at the ear-piercing lady, held her hand up a little and solemnly said, "Please, just give me another minute before you do the next one. (LONG PAUSE) Okay. Now I'm ready." I tried to suppress the desire to grin from ear to ear. LOVE HER!!!!!!!! :)