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Simple Woman's Daybook - Januray 19, 2009

From the Simple Woman's Daybook . . .
Outside my window...
It is cloudy and cold. It is warmer than last week, but the coldness makes me want to stay home and drink hot tea all day!!

I am thinking...
About the inauguration tomorrow. I have mixed feelings about it and am not sure I will watch it. I am concerned about Obama's disregard for the Constitution and I do not think I can listen to him taking the oath of office without getting mad since he has made statements that show he may not uphold, defend and protect the Constitution. Yet, it is truly a historic event, so I am not sure what I will do.

I am thankful for...
For opportunities that God is bringing into my life. I am not sure where they will lead, if they will lead anywhere, but I am thankful to have them in this moment.

From the learning room . . .
We are plugging along. I will probably write a whole post later this week about our progress. For now, we are working at a good pace and I am so pleased with how well J is doing.

From the kitchen...
I planned the menu for the week and Hubby said he would go grocery shopping for me today since I have a bunch of other things to get done. For dinner we will be having one of may favorite recipes from Southern Living . . . King Ranch casserole.

I am wearing...
Gray yoga pants and a black cable knit sweater.

I am creating...
Order to our home and life (at least attempting to). I have an idea of how I want our days and time to look and I have been spending the last couple weeks completing projects around the house, so that we can enter more fully into my daily plan. I have been reorganizing our back room and other areas of the house and decluttering.

I am going...
To get my work done for tutoring tomorrow and then read more of The Magician's Nephew (Chronicles of Narnia) to J.

I am reading...
My Dearest Friend: Letters of Abigail and John Adams --- This is so good and I highly recommend it!!

I am hoping...
That God makes His will known to us for a specific situation.

I am hearing...
The wonderful sound of silence!!

Around the house...
A and K are napping, Hubby is getting ready to go grocery shopping and J is looking at books.

One of my favorite things...
Spending time with my family. I love playing with A and seeing his cute baby smile. I love reading to J and K and knowing that Hubby will be with us all day!!


A few plans for the rest of the week:
Finishing setting up my weight bench and organizing the back room, spend some time reading. Get together with a friend (hopefully) and have a play date for the boys.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...
I am not good at keeping up with this one . . . . the BGE service man just pulled up, I will have to do this later!

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