while Kelly made "Garlic Noodles",
though the kitchen sink had broken for a 3rd time, and this upset her.
Regina sent her latest book, "Short Stories About Flora," to a publisher.
Dude took a break from practicing, slept for a bit, then got up and ate more of Alice's "High Energy Protein Plate".
"This is REALLY good, Alice!," he enthused. "You're getting SO GOOD!"
Alice actually blushed--perhaps for the first time in her life.
Dude then crashed on a loveseat while Alice finished her meal talking to Lou.
"It's FUN being good at something, don't you think?," asked Lou.
Alice wasn't sure whether that was a compliment or a shot, but she was so happy about her cooking ability that she didn't care.
Household funds were $11,188.