Saturday, December 19, 2015

My git up and go

I am whupped and Jilda did most of the work today. We cooked for several members of her family that are celebrating birthdays in December.  She baked a ham, prepared butterbeans, rutabagas, baked sweet potatoes, mac and cheese. I whipped up a pone of cornbread, Jilda's sister Pat brought collards, and our sister-in-law Debbie brought a grape salad. Our niece Samantha brought green been caserole. The food was out of this world. 

I ran to the store before everyone arrived to grab a bag of ice and on the way back, I drove by a field of what looked like cattails growing in a filed of sage, but I've never seen cattails grow except close to water so I'm not sure what they were, but I like the way the sun played on their tassles so I stopped and snapped a photo.

We sat around for a long while enjoying each others company, but by the time everyone left and we cleaned up the kitchen I realized that my git up and go got up and went. 


7 comments:

  1. They do look like cattails.

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  2. You've reminded me of one of my late dad's favorite expressions My get up and go got up and went.

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  3. Sounds like a wonderful Southern meal. Busy days like that are wonderful, but like you leave me tired out too. It's a good kind of tired though.

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  4. The meal sounds delicious and I am sure it more than fits the bill. I always like your eye for a good 'shot'. I like it when I read a man say 'WE cleaned up the kitchen', most of the ladies do put forth a lot of effort around a holiday. Some men never seem to know that.
    The best to you guys.

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  5. I have no idea where your git up & go went, but I can assure, it didn't come here!!

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  6. Extra bodies take extra energy. I have said for years that nothing makes me happier than to see my grandchildren come in the door... except to see them go back out. I love having them around but I am exhausted when they leave.

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  7. I haven't seen your git up and go. Maybe someone stole it...cause they lost theirs.
    JB

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