Monday, January 24, 2011

A New Day, A New Week


Outside my window... The sun is shining on the bright, white snow that we woke up to. It was quite unexpected, but quite welcome!

I am thinking... about the activities of the week. It's already feeling full.

I am thankful for... a husband and friend who drive kids to school when it's snowy and cold. And for some hopeful news about Joanne

I am wearing... plaid pajama pants and my dad's Arkansas sweatshirt. 

I am remembering... that last Monday morning our beagle was wearing a cone and recovering from an unfortunate situation. Jack-the-beagle had a follow-up appointment earlier this morning and things are healing but he needs another round of antibiotics to fully clear things up. He actually didn't have to wear his cone for very long. The vet let us take it off since he's overweight and there's no possible way he could reach "back there" because of his size. We're working on getting his weight down. 

I am going... to meet a friend for coffee later today before I begin my carpool rounds. It's the perfect day for it.

I am currently reading... Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

I am hoping... to finally meet Amber this week. More on that later.

On my mind... I need to schedule a doctor's appointment for some "issues" that keep cropping up.

Noticing that... the calendar indicates that my son will be fourteen in a couple of weeks. And he wants some kind of party with his friends to celebrate. Guess I need to get it in gear. 

Pondering these words... "on the third day". Bible study last week piqued my interest in this phrase and I noticed it again yesterday while saying the creed in church. Would love to do a little digging around in the Word for more instances of it's use and all that it means. Anyone have some extra time they can lend me?

In the kitchen... Well, so far this morning I've cleaned out my refrigerator, prepped all the meat for the meals on my menu plan, and figured out what we're having for dinner. Was thinking about making a batch of refrigerator bran muffins but I think I'll wait until tomorrow. 

Around the house... Mondays are usually my designated domestic day. Seems I need this day to bring order back to our home after everyone being at home all weekend. I'll be cleaning bathrooms, mopping, dusting, vacuuming, etc. Lucky me. 

One of my favorite things... Well, one of my new favorite things is this bath pillow I bought last week. Makes reading in the tub so much more enjoyable, not to mention COMFORTABLE! 

From my picture journal... This was taken around Thanksgiving...when Will's hair was still long. Man, I love these guys.


Lauren said...

I’m on third book of Hunger Games. Catching Fire was my favorite, but the third one is my least favorite of the three! Taking me awhile to get into it, but of course you have to find out how it all ends.

I so need to get a bath pillow. Love reading in the tub!!!!

Melissa said...

I'm trying really hard not to be jealous that you & Amber are getting to meet. Would love to meet both of you!

Moriah @ Please Pass the Salt said...

I used to have a bath pillow - wonder where in the world it went!

I'm still in my pj's, too, but for completely different reasons :(

jen medeiros said...

Spent most of my Monday...bringing things back to order, too.
I need to get a bath pillow...perfect idea:)

Megan O. said...

What are your thougts on the Hunger Games series? I think I read all three in a week. I just couldn't put them down. Not sure how I felt about them in the end. Would love to hear your thoughts.

whimzie said...

Love the blog header. I've loved it for awhile now but haven't told you I don't think.

Wanted to tell you that I made the refrigerator bran muffin mix and we are enjoying it. My kids love it, too! Thanks, as always, for sharing!