Even after my tipsy night last night, I managed to have a fairly active Scattered Saturday. As I am anxious to get on with the sitting on my couch, crocheting and watching television portion of the day (I have already reached the sweats on, bra off stage) (do NOT say TMI!) (you know who you are), I am going to make a fast post and hope to cover a few of the activities in greater detail in future posts (preview of coming attractions).
We slept in till almost 6 a.m., and I confess I had a bit of a headache. I comforted myself with the thought that I have had worse headaches on less wine and got on with the day. After a cup of coffee and some Gatorade, I felt ready for my run. I think I have made up my mind to run the Reindeer Run 5K in Little Falls next Saturday, and I had not run since Wednesday, so I knew it was a good idea to go. It was a pretty good run, and I petted two cute dogs along the way.
The rest of the morning was spent in a leisurely fashion, but eventually we bestirred ourselves and got out the door and into Mohawk, NY. For non-local readers, that is a village right next to Herkimer (where I live). Regular readers may recall that we went to Mohawk Village Market on Shop Small Saturday. While there, we entered a drawing for a $25 gift certificate. Steven won! We spent the whole amount and then some, and I picked up a Donald Westlake book I have never read in their little library. Score!
Next we drove to Ilion, which is right next to Mohawk, and went to the Medicine Shoppe to pick up a prescription. More I cannot tell you, because, you know, HIPAA, but the Ilion Medicine Shoppe is a good place to fill your prescriptions.
After going home to put away our groceries, we got back in the car and drove to Little Falls, about six miles away, in case you didn’t know. Our goal was the Open House of Joyfuls Vintage Designs, which had moved to a new location, 616 E. Main Street. I had never been to nor in fact ever heard about this place. What an awesome little business! They refurbish and re-purpose vintage items and furniture. The results are beautiful and show such imagination and creativity. I will definitely write more about them and include pictures.
We decided to take a stroll down the rest of Main Street. We admired several businesses along the way but did not stop anywhere till we got to Ed and Bud’s. There we saw a sign advertising Tom and Jerry’s. This is, of course, a traditional Christmas drink. We made a special trip to Ed and Bud’s to have one last December. We succumbed to the temptation. Yum!
So we had a pretty fun Saturday. Lots of Mohawk Valley adventures! We may sit quietly at home on Sunday. Then again, there is Christmas in Meyer’s Park on Herkimer and the tree lighting in Weller Park in Mohawk. Scattered Sunday, anyone?