this weekend

Falling leaves and visits from friends. I made and froze a batch of homemade chicken stew (I leave out the cream and it is still plenty rich); in my efforts to be fancy, I used purple carrots, and now the gravy is lavender. Hopefully my guests won't mind.

Of note:
Happy weekend.

Paul Cézanne: Study of Trees, 1904. Oil on canvas. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Lois Orswell Collection.