It's the Return of the Pod People! Aaaaah! Actually these little weird things are caused by "gall moths" or something of that sort. There's larva in them there pods. I spotted them when Dad and I were taking photos of a church that he's going to paint.
Except for visiting my old workplace, the bank, and the grocery store, I was at home all day and it felt glorious! I didn't accomplish too much BUT I did cook a roast and it was so good that I wish I could have the flavor pumped through an IV or something. :o)
For the first time in the 20 years Marshall and I have been married, I cooked the roast in the crockpot. Normally I cook it in the oven in a roasting bag. Now it's always been good, but ohmygosh, in the crockpot the meat gets so tender that it's just too good to imagine.