I wrapped up 2011 in the kitchen.
In good company, I might add.
The Monkey and Tonto (the latter somewhat reluctantly) stayed
on the counter and supervised my soup making.
In late afternoon sunlight, amidst smiles and quiet laughter,
we sent 2011 off with a smile and a wave,
and briskly closed the door.
Freshly cooked and shredded chicken for warm coconut soup.
Small shifts in a constantly comforting space.
Shredded chicken in the soup-
shredded chicken for le kitten.