1. No, we will NOT be home for Christmas this year.
2. We copied each others recipes at the old kitchen table.
3. I watched the steam rising from the hot cup of coffee (or tea) and thought: Why am I doing this? I hate coffee and hot tea.
4. Everything is going to be okay.
5. I'll take a caramel frappuchino please.
6. The recession is far from over, at least from my point of view.
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to finishing my painting project, tomorrow my plans include cooking, cleaning, and laundry and Sunday, I want to pack for the trip!