FOR TODAY March 16, 2012
Outside my window... For the last few days, we have had some rain - not buckets of rain, just enough to keep things damp. We had a very dry winter, so every drop is appreciated!
I am thinking... About Brody! It's his birthday today - he's 8 years old, Happy Birthday Brody!! This little man has brought so much joy to our lives . . . we love him!
Yesterday was Christian's birthday - 13 years old!! I can hardly believe that he is that old - it was just yesterday that he was a baby!! We love you Christian!
Tomorrow is Caleb's birthday! Caleb will be 4 years old - he's such a big boy! It's amazing how fast they grow - Caleb is such a sweet boy who loves everyone . . . and we love him! Happy Birthday Caleb!
I am thankful for... Good friends and neighbors. Last night, our sweet neighbors invited us to dinner. Eva will be 96 on April 1st, and her son, who lives with her is 68. They fixed a delightful dinner with ham and sweet potatoes, and cherry pie and ice cream for dessert - it was very delicious! Last week my husband helped her son fix his car - and this was his yummy way of saying "thank you"!
From the learning rooms... I have been trying to do better when it comes to that dreaded word . . . "Exercise"! My poor elliptical machine has sat in the basement for months without me even stepping a foot on it! So, I have decided that I am going to be a little more diligent about exercising. Summer will be here before I know it, and want to be able to do all the things that I love to do, like camping, yard work and gardening. For the past 3 days, I have worked out about 45 minutes each day - I feel so much better. Not just because I exercised, but because I actually did it! Loved this quote!
I have to exercise in the morning before my brain figures out what I'm doing.
From the kitchen... Pizza and cake and ice cream for Brody's birthday!
I am wearing... Grey sweats and a purple t-shirt - barefoot!
I am creating... We are still trying to get the basement bathroom finished! Last week-end, my daughter and her husband came over and tiled the basement - yesterday I sealed it. Almost there!
Amber and Taylor Jo, deciding how to space the tile - two of my favorite girls!
Taylor Jo being a goof-ball!
The sealed tile!I still have caulking and painting that needs to be done before we can put in the bead-board and baseboard. Then we can set the toilet and put in the vanity! We need to get it done before the 26th, as my husband is going to have his shoulder's operated on, so he will be out of commission for a few weeks . . . or months!
I am going... I going to try to get a few more doors painted today!
I am reading... Who has time to read?!
I am hoping... That they get our roof finished today. We are putting a metal roof on our house - it's a noisy job!
I am hearing... Just the soft music on my computer.
Around the house...
Paint a few doors
Finish up the laundry
Sweep and clean floors
Clean the bathrooms
One of my favorite things... Watching my grandchildren be creative. Last week, Taylor Jo took some pictures with my camera - she did really well for never using it before!
She loves this old bench as much as I do!
A few plans for the rest of the week:
Brody's birthday today
Caleb's birthday tomorrow
Church on Sunday
Here is picture for thought I am sharing...
My sweet little Averi! Taylor was having her pose to have her picture taken - not bad for a little girl who can't see, and has no idea of what it looks like to "put your hands on your hips"! I.Love.This.Girl!! She inspires me everyday!
“Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this too, was a gift.”
Have a great day!!
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