I took Harry and Jack to see Hidden Figures on Friday after school, and it was WONDERFUL and we all loved it. On the way home, we had excellent conversations about women's rights and civil rights, and all of us were struck by the short timeline. The movie was set in 1961, and that WASN'T VERY LONG AGO. I stopped off to get them a burger after the movie, and we ran into a neighbor and his kid who were between basketball games, and he asked me if the three of us were on a date, and we kind of were.
But the real date was my favorite kind-- a couch date. Hygge may be a sign of xenophobic populism, but I love it anyway sometimes.
(The boys and I picked up Indian takeout after they had burgers, and they opted to use the time we were waiting for food at the library down the street from the restaurant because Jack had a biography project to research hashtag raising readers.)
Ben's cousin sent the kids the hilarious game that they played on Christmas Eve at Ben's grandma's house, and we were really excited to open it because we knew the kids would LOVE it when they woke up.
Looking at this picture, I realize that my serving of garlic naan (the best food in the world? yes, I think it is) shouldn't be larger than my serving of vegetable vindaloo, but what are you going to do? (Actually, I m going to do the Whole 30 next month. Pray for me). (Seriously).
When I took the rollers out, she looked a little Barbara Bush-y
"Fill the Bowl" where they try to set an NCAA attendance record by selling tickets for $1 AND collect a ton of food donations. Yesterday, there were over 15,900 people there, and Harry's team got to play in front of them-- pretty cool.
We got there super early (Ben's doing), and we spent time taking selfies:
Heads Up while we waited for the food and also because the bar was rowdy and screaming drunkenly (really drunkenly for 7:00) at the Patriots game, and our kids were comparatively quiet.