Monday, April 20, 2009

Simple Woman's Daybook

Monday, April 20, 2009

Outside My Window. . . a beautiful day is in the making: clear blue sky, birds chattering in the trees, and a slight breeze flapping the flag. Last week's snow has melted, encouraging the world to come out of its winter slumber.

I am thinking. . . of opening up the house today and letting in some fresh air.

I am thankful... for a Monday morning at home. I switched shifts with another volunteer, so I will work this afternoon at the hospital.

In the kitchen... an early lunch is in the works - leftovers (planned overs from last night's meal).

I am wearing... casual clothes: a tee and some khaki pants

I am creating... some knitted items for the troops: neck gators for now.

I am planning... knit some helmet liners, in addition to the neck gators. The CitizensSAM site has more information.

I am reading... Toxic Bachelors by Danielle Steel.

I am praying... for my neighbor who is still hospitalized.

I am hearing... the chattering of birds in my yard. They are very busy this morning, gathering and singing.

One of my favorite things... hearing the first meadowlark, a sure sign of Spring. I always hear, "Gee, you're a funny creature!" in their song. It never fails to make me smile. I really miss their cheerful songs in the fall and winter.

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week. . . a) attend a Health Talk seminar, b) lunch with a new support group member, c) finish some knitting projects.

A quote worth sharing. . .

Your fences need to be
and bull-strong.

~ Old Farmers Advice ~

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  1. I enjoyed the farmers quote. Hope you have a good week!

  2. I'm glad you're finally getting some nice weather.

  3. WooHoo..nice warmer weather:)) I know you are enjoying it...I love the days when you can open the windows and get some fresh air ..the birds are all singing their tunes:))
    Have a great week:)


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