For today Monday January 25, 2010
Outside My Window:
it is cool crisp and clear...after severe weather early this morning.
I am Listening to:
someone (Jonathan or Madi) playing Rudolph on the piano, and Jake and "little X"'s brother playing.
now Jake is playing the Star Wars theme on a kazoo!
I am wearing :
a grey sweat suit...bare feet (I haven't answered this question in a long time).
I am Thankful For:
feeling better, I felt pretty yucky yesterday...scratchy throat and couldn't really pinpoint whatelse, but Silver Shield to the rescue and I'm fine today.
I am Pondering this quote:
"Everybody is a genius, but if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid." Albert Einstein
I am Reading:
Island of the Blue Dolphins for mother-daughter bookclub tomorrow.
From the Kitchen:
Madi's on kitchen duty this week, she says grilled cheese and tomato soup tonight. Bread is rising right now.
I am Thinking:
about my Catholic Faith Study that I started last week. I am doing a presentation on Baptism in a couple weeks.
I am Creating:
a color-coded bookshelf...I saw this in a magazine and it's looking pretty good.
On my iPod:
I want to try to figure out how to download some podcasts.
Towards a Real Education:
Jonathan is going with Mike on a business trip tomorrow until Friday night. He's taking math and science with him. Eventually we'll get back into a real routine. In the meantime, life is teaching us a lot.
Towards Rhythm and Beauty:
We've been lighting candles in the house everyday, it smells nice and feels good too!
I am Hoping and Praying:
For a safe trip for Mike and Jonathan. Good health reports for Mike and Madi. And for Jake who is getting his dental work on Wednesday...two teeth pulled, two teeth filled.
In the Garden:
UGH! Everything is brown! We are composting in the raised bed garden with the hope of boosting the soil before spring planting.
Around the House:
I'm getting rid of a lot of stuff, but it is slow going!
On Keeping Home:
We have a new chore routine...one kid has laundry, one has kitchen, and one has vacuuming and misc, it rotates each week.
One of My Favorite Things:
living in Florida
A Few Plans for the Rest of the Week:
bookclub, faith study, dentist, babysitting, more cleanout, school work with Madi and Jake, AWANA, Theatre, PE, basketball, and maybe a visit to Disney on Thursday afternoon
Trying to catch up with picture thoughts:
On Saturday night we got to meet the newest Theatre member, Landon Danger...he was just a few hours old...
Jake's first basketball game. After every game each player gets awarded a star for something. The first week Jake got a blue star for effort, and this week he got a red star for defense.
Jonathan got his braces off...
On our way home from the 3 week trip, we met Meme and Grampa Carlie for dinner...then last Sunday we celebrated my mother's birthday...better late than never!