simple woman's daybook
FOR TODAY April 21, 2014
Outside my window... the sun is setting on a beautiful day, the kids are playing in the backyard and I can hear the call of a Redwing blackbird.
I am thinking... of the garden and the work that needs be done to it as the growing season begins.
I am thankful... for our playset that we built more than eight years ago. It was nothing fancy, purchased as a kit from a big box store, but has provided the kids with hours and hours of outdoor fun.
In the kitchen... I just finished cleaning up after our steak dinner and am now in the kitchen enjoying a few moments to myself.
I am wearing... sweatpants, tank top, fleece pull-over, polka dot socks and a ponytail. Not exactly an outfit to go anywhere, but the day is almost done and I'm winding down for bed already.
I am creating... a small list of things to do to prepare the garden for a fruitful growing season.
I am going... to the salon on Wednesday. Wondering if I should do something drastic or play it safe? Maybe I'll leave it in Jessica's capable hands.
I am wondering... if there has been a more enjoyable team on The Amazing Race than Flight Time and Big Easy. My husband and I enjoy watching The Amazing Race and were sad to see them go last night. Such great role models for our boys!
I am reading... hmmm, good question. I have about 6 books that I'm currently reading, however, I can't seem to settle on just one to finish right now and it's causing a case of confusion in my brain.
I am hoping... I never stop learning and growing in mind, body and spirit.
I am looking forward to... Mason's bedtime! He has been feeling under the weather lately and is unusually cranky. Looking forward to peeking in on his sleeping face tonight.
I am learning... how bacon is made.
Around the house... washing machine and dryer are busy, the dining room table is full of books and papers from a busy school day and the dog is outside enjoying the spring evening.
I am pondering... what these days must have been like for Jesus' disciples and those that loved Him after Jesus rose from the dead and was among them. I get goosebumps just imagining it.
A favorite quote for today... "I have found the paradox, that if you love until it hurts, there can be no more hurt, only love." ~Mother Teresa
One of my favorite things... eavesdropping on my children's imaginative play. You can learn a lot about what's on their mind this way!
A few plans for the rest of the week: Awana, Royal Rangers, haircut appointment, library visit, play in the garden, host small group and coffee with a friend.
A peek into my day...
Ice from the birdbath as art?
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