Outside My Window. . .the thermometer says 20 degrees Fahrenheit. The grass, covered with a layer of frost, glistens in the sun's rays just clearing the row of houses to the east.
I am thinking... about being lazy today. I don't have a volunteer shift this morning, so I may just linger in my PJs for a while.
I am thankful... that the weather and roads were good on Friday and Saturday. A friend and I drove to Evanston and manned a pulmonary hypertension table at the health fair. The eight-hour round trip was long and tiring, yet we were able to connect with another PH patient and an interested doctor. I consider those two contacts worth the trouble and expense of the trip. Slowly and one community at a time, we are educating the public about pulmonary hypertension.
In the kitchen... the laundry is sorted and ready to be placed in the washer.
I am wearing... my flannel PJs, wool socks, and a tattered robe.
I am creating... the twined rug for my sister (I am not making any progress), a crochet dish cloth from my beginning crochet class, the two-color Christmas stocking from another class, and a pair of socks that have been on the needles for over a month.
I am going... to stay close to home this week, as the weekend trip wiped me out.
I am reading... nothing at the moment. I need to go to the library.
I am hoping... to actually do some knitting and twining this week. My projects have been on the back burner for too long.
I am hearing... the hum of the refrigerator and the clock chiming the half hour.
One of my favorite things... a rock that I found when I was a teenager. It is about the size of the tip of my index finger, but what makes the agate unique is the image of a bird flying toward a crescent moon. I should have it made into a necklace pendant, but instead it is tucked inside a glass, milkware hen in the china closet.
A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week: a) rest, b) attend an open house for a new elementary school, c) get a haircut.
Here is picture thought I am sharing...
Nothing is every accomplished without the efforts and support of those not in the limelight.
Make an effort today and thank someone who helped you with a project.
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