Now we (John and I) have everyday DISHES! Lots and lots of them, too. Yesterday Mom was out shopping and ran across a super close-out on the set pictured above ........... and bought enough for a 12 3-piece place settings, plus fruit bowls. There was only one mug, but she bought that, too. She and Dad decided to make them into a pre-wedding (and, in this case, pre-engagement) gift. Isn't God great?!!!!! My parents are also very kind....... :-)
I have been packing the dishes into boxes today, and discovered that they are heavy. Very heavy. The box of six plates and four bowls weighs somewhere over 25 pounds (now I am glad I looked for small boxes!). Maybe there is a positive correlation between the weight and quality of dishes? :-)
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Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
And sorry I could not take them bothAnd be one traveler, long I stoodAnd looked down one as far as I could
To where it bent in the undergrowth;//Then took the other, as just as fair,
And having perhaps the better claim,
Because it was grassy and wanted wear;
Though as for that the passing thereHad worn them really about the same,//
And both that morning equally lay
In leaves no step had trodden black.
Oh, I kept the first for another day!
Yet knowing how way leads on to way,I doubted if I should ever come back.//I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:Two roads diverged in a wood, and I -
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made the difference.
"These little moments ... matter, for they are where we live every day."
- Paul David Tripp