“I have drank Coffee…and have borne it very well. Tea must be universally renounced. I must be weaned, and the sooner, the better.” John Adams in a letter to Abigail, 6th July 1774

at the museumHaving coffee with my darling, pictured here about a month ago at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. He was particularly interested in conservation techniques.

However, when I mentioned something along those lines about my jawline (conservation, er-um, a cosmetic procedure) he bristled. We bandied for a few moments about papery skin, turkey necks, etc., and he finished off with, “There are no winners in a wattle contest.”

Will contemplate this over a second cup.

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  1. November 1, 2015

    Just settling in for our first cups of tea 🙂

    • November 1, 2015

      By my interior clock it’s time for an afternoon cuppa!

      • November 1, 2015

        I think I’ve found all the clocks and reset them, laundry is mostly done, lunch was an IPA with leftover sausage and kraut, and it’s not even 2:30! Nap time 🙂

  2. November 2, 2015

    Eh? What about a caruncle, snood, or dewlap contest? I worried about my turkey neck when a young visitor, aged 10 months, thought it needed grabbing and proceeded to do so.

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