Needless to say, dear gentle readers, Buttercup is tired. Usually my weeks are less crowded, but this week was a fun and very busy one. Last night was book club, one of my favorite occupations. I've been a member for the last 13 years and enjoy our conversation immensely. We don't always stick to discussing the book -- actually sometimes the book hardly makes it into the conversation -- but it's a great group of women. This month's book was "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao," winner of the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. I was prepared not to like it, but I like it -- not quite finished yet -- a lot. Great characters and wonderful lyrical language.
Tonight was dinner at Pizzeria Uno for a dear colleague who is retiring tomorrow. Funny and hard working, John will be sorely missed. Tomorrow night I have the good fortune to have another theater ticket. I'll be seeing "The Norman Conquest," which is supposed to be very funny. Lest anyone think that Buttercup's last name is Rockefeller, this ticket is from the super-discount theater group I belong to. When shows have many unsold tickets they are offered to my group and several others for really nominal fees. There's usually only a few days notice and sometimes weeks will go by and I don't see anything that fits my schedule and taste, but sometimes I hit a gold mine. I've gotten to see some shows -- like this one -- that I really wanted to see and feel so thrifty. It's less than the cost of renting a DVD.
Will be back over the weekend with my theater review. Sweet dreams and wishes for a great Friday!