November 26, 2008
New Orleans, Louisiana
It is Thanksgiving Eve and it has been quite a busy day for the Pirate and the Cajun. The Cajun had to go to the office for meetings and conference calls L.. don’t they know it’s a holiday! The Pirate spent most of the day in the kitchen baking pies. He made both an apple and lemon meringue pie for Turkey Day. The pies are beautiful and it is hard to just to look at them and not dig in! The Boxer (aka Millhouse) patiently waited for even the smallest crumb to fall from the countertops.
After hours of baking and last minute trips in the hellacious traffic to packed-to-the-gills grocery stores, we decided to unwind with a couple of cocktails. A Cuba Libra for the Cajun and a kicked-up Egg Nog for the Pirate and we were off to the park (which is actually our front yard). The Boxer was happy chasing squirrels and ducks and posing for portraits, forgetting about all of the missed opportunities in the kitchen. The Pirate was decked out in his Holiday finest – flip flops and a tropical sarong- perfect for chilly November weather J You can take the Pirate out of the islands, but you can’t take the islands out of the Pirate…
Tomorrow we eat ! Hope that all of you friends and family have a wonderful Thanksgiving filled with love and laughter.