Navy Beans & Fall Days

I made beans today.  I woke up around 2:00 this morning to pee (haven’t been able to sleep through the night since I carried the boys) and somnolence escaped, as it often does, when I disturb it.  `So, I went into the kitchen, made myself a cup of Chamomile tea, and poured a bag of navy beans into one of the large White porcelain bowls that used to be yours and now are mine, so that they could soak.  They rested; and eventually I did too.

When I went to the store this morning; they were completely out of smoked turkey—Dan, the always friendly butcher said they’d be getting some on Wednesday; but I needed to cook the beans today and didn’t feel like driving across town.  So, I bought a smoked ham hock instead.  I don’t typically eat pork because with our family’s history of high blood pressure, it’s…

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