Monday, May 18, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, May 18

Outside my window...beautiful, bright, and sunny again!
I am thinking...I need to get going on the garage. I'm getting a new refrigerator tomorrow and we have to make space for the old one down there.
I am thankful for...the way God proves to me that He truly loves me
From the learning rooms...I need to learn to be in control of my emotions
From the kitchen...April is making me an egg sandwich
I am wearing...a blue t-shirt and black warm up pants
I am creating...a beautiful yard now that spring has truly sprung--still!
I am going...to enjoy the beautiful weather this week.
I am reading...my Bible
I am hoping...that the delivery people come early tomorrow so I am not cooped up in the house all day
I am hearing...the radio--my local Christian station is on
Around the house...still have lots of projects going on and my backyard is always full of birds
One of my favorite things...my bird feeders--all 18 of them!
A few plans for the rest of the week...refrigerator delivery tomorrow and then just odds-n-ends of stuff.
Here is picture thought I am sharing...a woodpecker that regularly visits my feeder. I love the way woodpeckers move!

Monday, May 3, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, May 3

Outside my window...beautiful, bright, and sunny!
I am thinking...I have a to-do list as long as my arm, but I'm sitting here watching a movie instead.
I am thankful for...God's mercy and His willingness to give me second chances (and third and fourth and...)
From the learning rooms...so much! But mainly, time is precious and I need to stop being so 'me' focused
From the kitchen...just had a bowl of shredded wheat
I am wearing...oversized Grumpy pajama top and snowflake jammie pants
I am creating...a beautiful yard now that spring has truly sprung!
I am going...to make the most of the time I have this week
I am reading...my Bible
I am hoping...that I can change my orientation from task to process
I am hearing...Five People You Meet In Heaven on television
Around the house...lots of projects going on. And flowers are blooming!
One of my favorite things...my new garden clock/thermometer that I got as an early Mother's Day gift
A few plans for the rest of the week...a trip to the Goodwill, some yard projects, lots of walks with the dogs
Here is picture thought I am sharing...a swan that lives on a nearby pond. Very mean, but beautiful! I'll post a pic of my new clock/thermometer next week after I get it off my camera.

Monday, April 13, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, April 13

Outside my window...dark, dreary, and rainy
I am thinking...I need to finish my bible study and get it posted
I am thankful for...Resurrection Sunday. Thank you Lord, for loving me soooo much!
From the learning rooms...I have a brand new (old) revelation of God's immense love for me and I realize that I need to stop squandering my time
From the kitchen...a ham sandwich and Sun Chips
I am wearing...a red cami and red, snowflake pajama pants
I am creating...a new attitude (again)
I am going...to try to learn to live each day as though it was my last
I am reading...Managing Your Emotions
I am hoping...that it really warms up this week like they are forecasting it to
I am hearing...Mamma Mia on the television
Around the house...need to do a bit of straightening up
One of my favorite things...my relationship with my daughter
A few plans for the rest of the week...a few gym trips, some cleaning and decluttering, and a trip to see my son this weekend for his birthday. He's turning 22!!
Here is picture thought I am sharing...Maddie right when we picked her up from the breeder last year. So cute!!

Monday, March 9, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, March 9

Outside my window...cloudy again with rain on the way.
I am thinking...about the hour we lost Saturday night but thankful for longer evenings.
I am thankful for...more warmer days than cold ones!
From the learning rooms...I realize, once again, how difficult it is to be patient.
From the kitchen...a sour cream enchilada and a few tortilla chips.
I am wearing...a red camisole shirt I got for $2.95 at Maurice's in Gulf Shores, AL and a black pair of warm up pants
I am creating...nada
I am going...to the doctor today and starting tomorrow it's back to the gym!
I am reading...Managing your Moods.
I am hoping...that this week goes fast because April is in Omaha visiting Grandma and I miss her :(
I am hearing..Dan typing on his keyboard. He is home ill today.
Around the house...things are pretty orderly. Just need to clean up the kitchen.
One of my favorite things...tortilla chips and salsa :p
A few plans for the rest of the week: doctor today, several gym trips, another trip to Mound City to get April and bring her back home. That will be either Thursday or Sunday
Here is picture thought I am sharing...the sun setting over the Gulf of Mexico. Beautiful!

Monday, March 2, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, March 2

Outside my window...the sun is shining but it is cold and we still have a layer of snow from Saturday. It will be gone in a couple of days, though.
I am thinking...about my trip to Alabama this Thursday.
I am thankful for...meteorological spring being here!
From the learning rooms...I am starting a new Bible study today.
From the kitchen...coffee and a biscotti.
I am wearing...my purple Grumpy sleep pants and a pink and gray Thumper pajama top (and socks!) I also have a blanket wrapped around me.
I am creating...ummm...not a thing :P
I am going...to try to hit the gym today and tomorrow because starting Wednesday I won't be able to.
I am reading...Managing your Moods.
I am hoping...that everyone is in a good mood today. Some of us had some grumpy moments over the weekend :(
I am hearing..Maddie on the floor chewing on her bone.
Around the house...my piles are, once again, starting to wander out of their confines. Time to consolidate and throw things away.
One of my favorite things...my micro fleece blanket
A few plans for the rest of the week: a couple of trips to the gym, a drive up to Mound City to meet my mom and Matt and bring Matt home with me (he is going to stay here with April and Ben while Dan and I are out of town), heading to Orange Beach, AL on Thursday!
Here is picture thought I am sharing..this photo was taken exactly one year ago today--the day after we brought Maddie home. She was no bigger than April's shoe!

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Tuesday, February 24

Outside my window...it is cloudy
I am thinking...about my busy day ahead
I am thankful for...being in the last week of February
From the learning rooms...don't sweat the small stuff
From the kitchen...just coffee so far
I am wearing...ugh! A blue Eeyore sleep shirt and purple Grumpy sleep pants. I'm all about comfort, people!! :-p
I am creating...a new attitude
I am going...to the orthodontist and the gym today
I am reading...Do You Think I'm Beautiful by Angela Thomas
I am hoping...that the sun comes out today because it is supposed to warm up and that would make today almost perfect
I am hearing...the radio
Around the house...it is messy and I really need to straighten up today
One of my favorite things...my CD collection
A few plans for the rest of the week: several trips to the gym, orthodontist today (for April), house cleaning
Here is picture thought I am sharing..last week I shared a pic of Meiko and this week I'm sharing another one. She slept in this little tent every night. I can't believe that she has been gone for almost nine months :-(

Monday, February 16, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, February 16

Outside my window...it is dark
I am thinking...that I need to get ready for bed
I am thankful for...doctors
From the learning rooms...life is a gift!
From the kitchen...I just splurged on a small bowl of mint chocolate chip ice cream
I am wearing...black workout pants and a blue t-shirt
I am creating...this blog entry
I am going...to sleep well tonight
I am reading...Do You Think I'm Beautiful by Angela Thomas
I am hoping...that April's doctor appointment Wednesday gives us some answers
I am hearing...the television
Around the house...we are winding down for the night
One of my favorite things...my bed
A few plans for the rest of the week: doctor on Wednesday (for April), gym, clean house.
Here is picture thought I am sharing..this is my bird Meiko. She flew away last June and I still miss her terribly :*(










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Monday, February 9, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, February 9

Outside my window...it is windy and rainy
I am thinking...that I need to stop jacking around and get something constructive done
I am thankful for...my family and the fact that they are all healthy
From the learning rooms...life is a gift!
From the kitchen...scrambled egg and English muffin
I am wearing...silky pink pajamas
I am creating...an attitude of gratitude
I am going...to the doctor in a few hours
I am reading...Do You Think I'm Beautiful by Angela Thomas
I am hoping...that life gets a bit more mundane now
I am hearing...the radio and my puppies playing
Around the house...we bought a new area rug so Maddie can get enough traction to jump up on the couch
One of my favorite things...my relationship with my daughter
A few plans for the rest of the week: get back to the gym and get back to eating very healthy
Here is picture thought I am sharing..this is my kids early last spring. I love them so much!















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Tuesday, February 3, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Tuesday, February 3

Outside my window...it is dark
I am thinking...six more weeks of winter--I can do it!!
I am thankful for...Jesus
From the learning rooms...I need to bloom where I am planted
From the kitchen...coffee
I am wearing...black warm-up pants and a black zippered hoodie
I am creating...a new attitude about my existence
I am going...to take Dan to the bus stop in a few minutes
I am reading...Do You Think I'm Beautiful by Angela Thomas
I am hoping...that the sun will come out today
I am hearing...my fingers tapping on the keyboard
Around the house...it is very quiet
One of my favorite things...my laptop. I love keeping in touch with my online friends
A few plans for the rest of the week: nothing planned--it will be a quiet week
Here is picture thought I am sharing..today is my Westie's (Hailey) birthday. Here is a picture of her with Maddie the day we brought Maddie home. They are good friends















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Monday, January 26, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, January 26

Outside my window...it STILL looks like winter--cold and gray and threatening to snow :(
I am thinking...about all I have to do today
I am thankful for...April, May, June, July... ;)
From the learning rooms...God is more than sufficient
From the kitchen...coffee and biscotti
I am wearing...my pajamas
I am creating...a new and stronger marriage (working on it every day)
I am going...to take a shower and get ready to start my day
I am reading...my Bible
I am hoping...that this cold spell breaks soon!
I am hearing...the oldies station on the radio
Around the house...all is warm with the fireplace roaring
One of my favorite things...is the knowledge that God is always with me--no matter what!
A few plans for the rest of the week: cardiologist appointment, gym trips, and house cleaning
Here is picture thought I am sharing..simple days this past summer















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Monday, January 19, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, January 19

Outside my window...it looks like winter--cold and gray
I am thinking...about dying my hair today
I am thankful for...my nice, warm house when the weather is icky outside
From the learning rooms...with age comes wisdom
From the kitchen...nothing but coffee yet
I am wearing...my pajamas
I am creating...a new journal in a composition book
I am going...to hit the gym again today--need to burn off the calories I took in at Rancho Grande Saturday :(
I am reading...my Bible
I am hoping...that we get the 60 degree temps they are forecasting later this week!
I am hearing...the oldies station on the radio
Around the house...all is quiet
One of my favorite things...is my puppy, Maddie
A few plans for the rest of the week: to get to the gym several times and get back on track physically
Here is picture thought I am sharing..Maddie after her bath. This was taken with my brand new camera :)

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Monday, January 12, 2009

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FOR TODAY... Monday, January 12

Outside my window...it is cold and gray and threatening to rain and/or snow
I am thinking...about all the things I need to get done today
I am thankful for...my family and the time we spent together last week
From the learning rooms...I'm still trying to figure out how to introduce balance into my life
From the kitchen...coffee!!
I am wearing...my pajamas
I am creating...this new blog
I am going...to hit the gym later and try to lose the few pounds I gained on the cruise :-(
I am reading...my Bible
I am hoping...to get caught up on my Bible study this week
I am hearing...the radio
Around the house...is a mess that really needs to be cleaned up
One of my favorite things...is to spend a quiet morning drinking my coffee and catching up on emails
A few plans for the rest of the week: to get back to my 'normal' routine. I haven't had one since October.
Here is picture thought I am sharing..this rainbow occurred after a surprise rain on the last day of our cruise. It reminds me of God's promises. :)



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