Pictures from my kitchen tonight / by Christina Rosalie

Dinner with friends. Two one-year-olds running around the livingroom waving kitchen utensils. Adult conversation & good wine. Pizza deliverd, and ripe avocados. Fresh raspberries for desert with vanilla ice cream and brownies DH made while I was out on a early evening run. (It was warm enough outside to run in shorts!) Cappucinos. Laughter. Then a tuckered out babe, and a quiet house. Tea with turbinado sugar & snuggling on the couch with DH. Looking back through photo albums of five years ago when we were just dating and eager. (Our first apartment on the Upper East Side; a backpacking trip in Pueto Rico; a bike trip up the California coast.) Now to stumble greatfully to bed.