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Monday, January 13, 2014

The Simple Woman's Daybook 13 January 2014

 
Outside my window...it is chilly outside but the sun is already shining brightly and it promises to be another glorious day. 
 
I am thinking...about the long list of things to do today.  After taking Friday off, having an abysmally gloomy day on Saturday and not doing any work on Sunday I am woefully behind.
 
I am thankful for...this man who plans special days like the one we had yesterday.  It was just the medicine needed to cure the rain and gloom of the day before.
 
From the kitchen...I am contemplating something utterly delicious with the two chicken breasts that I took out of the freezer.
 
I am wearing...long john shirt and flannel pants. 
 
I am going...to stay home for most of the day.  The only thing pending today is to take mom to the dr. for blood work but that is an in and out type of visit.
 
I am reading...A 40 Day Spiritual Workout for Catholics
 
I am hoping...to finish a whole pile of things today so that I can make a run to the post office and ship packages tomorrow.
 
I am hearing...the humidifier running in the living room (boy will I be glad when that doesn't have to be going all the time), the blue jays calling outside the kitchen windows, and Doug and mom finishing up their breakfast.
 
Around the house,,,I am beginning to sense an air of welcome and comfort.  On the days when my mother is most cognizant that feeling totally disappears but this morning she is somewhat subdued and so the house is relaxed and comforting.
 
One of my favorite things...the sound of rushing water.  Yesterday's trip to Falls Park in Greenville was a satisfying taste of nature and time in the outdoors.
 
A few plans for the rest of the week...finish and ship Kaycie's birthday shirt, the dress and burps that I am making, hat and books for MK and Christopher, books for my friend Mary, and a couple of surprises for my soon to be daughters in law.
 
Here is a picture thought that I am sharing with you...
Mom and Doug as we set off on the path around Falls Park.  The sun shone brightly and the temperature got up near 60.  It was a perfect day to enjoy the outdoors.

1 comment:

Lisa said...

I love the sound of a babbling brook, too. :) Miss hiking the Colorado forests -- so wonderful that you have beautiful places to go and enjoy nature where you live! Right now the best running water we have is a sort of "waterfall" connected to the swimming pool in our postage stamp backyard! But I'll take it for the time being. Enjoying catching up with you!