Conversation that actually happened this morning, as I was making sangria for tonight:
Me (calling Shane at work): It has come to my attention that I have never actually opened a bottle of wine by myself before. I sat on the floor with the bottle between my knees and pulled on the corkscrew with all my might, but I can't get that thing to budge. Any advice?
Shane: Pulled?! No, you put the little teeth against the bottle and pry with the other side of the corkscrew.
Me: ... OHHH! Yeah, that was WAY easier!
Shane: Are you SERIOUS?! You didn't know that?
Me: No I really didn't. I hardly ever drink wine, and on the rare occasions when I did, someone else always opened it! Totally LMAO at myself!
Yeah, so that's my TIL for today. Just wanted to wish everyone out there a Happy New Year! The one thing I resolve to do is get back into writing regularly. Apologies for the sporadic-ness of the past couple months.
New Year's is not my favorite holiday - in fact it usually depresses me. I may have even written about this before, but I am acutely aware that *these* are the best days of my life - right now - while my kids are small and every day is an adventure. When New Year's Eve comes, I feel sad knowing that another whole year has slipped by already. I guess this is a good thing; that I'm so lucky to have a good year worthy of missing as it passes. Today I am focusing on feeling grateful about that and am in better spirits than I normally am on this holiday.
I hope everyone reading this has also had a year wonderful enough to miss as it becomes history, and that 2013 is full of goodness for you as well.