Daybook for February 3, 2012

The Simple Woman’s Daybook

Outside my window…winter’s darkness doesn’t touch the cozy feeling I have in my modest home.

I am thinking…about bullies who, because they are so influential, can throw their weight around and, if they choose, destroy good people and organizations.

I am thankful…for my parents who are turning 75 and 80 in the next month. So very thankful that my baby brother and his wife flew well over one thousand miles to celebrate with us tomorrow!

In the kitchen…is the clean up from the cheese and mashed potato dish I made for tomorrow’s feast. It is a family favorite!

I am wearing…my most comfortable pajamas. Don’t you just love lounging in pj’s?

I am creating…a blog post!

I am reading…there is a book waiting for me at the library. Hopefully, I will be able to pick it up tomorrow morning before I leave for my folks’ house which is one and a half hours away.

I am hoping…that my anxiety doesn’t get the better of me before or during tomorrow’s festivities…it happens.

I am looking forward to…my son making a living wage and moving out!

I am learning…to give myself a break.

Around the house…the same as usual…heavy sigh

I am pondering…how fragile life is. Can I keep up this pace?

A favorite quote for today…”You’re a good cooker, Booboo.” (What my granddaughter says to me!

One of my favorite things…is having my house to myself foF hours or days at a time.

A few plans for the rest of the week: family party and Superbowl spent with friends

A peek into my day…I got Isabella off to school, weighed in at Weight Watchers (gained a pound but that’s okay) and became a lifetime member, visited my niece who is also my hairstylist and got a cut and color, shopped, brought my mother-in-love to the hairdresser and got myself a manicure!

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One response to “Daybook for February 3, 2012

  1. if Bella says you’re a good cooker, you must be! haha…DD used to tell me that too, and i used to reply “So which brand of cooker am I?” 🙂
    Happy birthday to your parents and enjoy the reunion. 🙂
    hugs

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