The Bartender is doing all fun things in the next few days (seeing dearest friends! Family! Steaks! Wave Hill! Cloisters! More fun things!) and spirits are high. Also The Bartender's mom made the cookies pictured above (all made by her including the apricot and sour cherry jam) and The Bartender ate them ALL.
Toasties. Other people's homes always seem so perfect and beautiful. Especially when people in said homes provide you with endless food and coffee/tea and flowers from the garden. And let you just enjoy it all with your Kindle.