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Simple Woman's Daybook - Januray 27, 2009

From the Simple Woman's Daybook . . .
Outside my window...
SNOW!!! I cannot tell you how excited I am to have snow. The Buffalo, NY girl in me has been wanting snow for a while and I am happy to have a little.

I am thinking...
I am very blessed with three wonderful boys. I just feel so lucky to have them. Even when they act or do not sleep though the night. Lately, all they have to do is smile at me or give me a hug and I forget all (well, most) of their imperfections!

Will I feel this way when they are teenagers????

I am thankful for...
Being off from tutoring today. The boys and I got to cuddle under a blanket this morning and finish reading The Chronicle of Narnia: The Magician's Nephew.

From the learning room . . .
We had out portfolio review yesterday. I am so glad it is over!! I did a lot of prep for it and I am glad I did, because she looked at EVERYTHING!!!

Today, we are labeling items around the house so J can know some more sight words and we are going to make some "flash cards" with words and pictures on them.

From the kitchen...
I am making Sweet and Sour Chicken Stir Fry and Rice.

I am wearing...
Jeans, and white shirt with buttons on it and a black sweater over that.

I am creating...
I am still working on my new blog idea. thanks to the advice of a few others, I have decided to hold of trying to get it done and up and running. I will probably not launch it until July now. I am excited about it and hope it works out well. I have been trying to think of something more "civic minded" that I can do and this is something that just kept on coming to me.

I am going...
To work on cleaning the house once I am done with this post!! I am also going to search for a good retreat to go on that will not break our budget!!


I am reading...
I am actually between books right now. I am on a history "kick" right now and after reading about John Adams and watching the HBO miniseries on John Adams (I recommend it to everyone!!), I think I want to read more about Thomas Jefferson. History is so fascinating to me.

I am hoping...
That our President has a conversion of heart when it comes to his stance on Life issues. I am also hoping that more and more people in Government start to listen to elected officials like Ron Paul. He is very smart and is a good congressman.

I am hearing...
The house is fairly quiet right now. A is making cute baby sounds. His favorite thing now is to say "dada". J is taping two boxes together to make a . . . . well, I am not sure what he is making!!

Around the house...
K is napping. A is playing on his play mat and J is still taping two boxes together.

One of my favorite things...
Watching my boys play in the snow. I let them go outside right after breakfast and they had so much fun.


A few plans for the rest of the week:
Getting some of my tutoring stuff done. We have a few play dates with friends lined up as well.

Here is picture thought I am sharing...
The boys enjoying the snow this morning!!

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