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For today ... Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Outside my window ... it is a beautiful fall morning, cool and crisp with sunshine sparkling on the dew on the leaves.

I am thinking ... that this is going to be an inside pj day all day. We have been going, going, going. Eli was sick for a few days, still coughing his head off, and I am not feeling good today. Tomorrow is our super busy day of the week, I mean ridiculously, super busy. And I just need a day of quiet. I'm not even going to get out and exercise today.

I am thankful ... for the freedoms of homeschooling.

I am wearing ... green Missouri "Home" t-shirt and striped Victoria Secret pj bottoms.

I am creating ... piles of things to take on our trip to Florida.

I am going ... back to bed for a while. I will finish this Daybook later. (And I did. I got up at 7:30 a.m., went back to bed at 7:45 and slept until 10:00. And I still feel cruddy.)

I am wondering ... how much we are actually going to get accomplished today.

I am reading ... All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.

I am hoping ... to catch up on some new fall t.v. tonight.

I am learning ... to listen to my body when it is weary.

In my garden ... we are getting ready to dig up my sweet potatoes. I have peeked and there appear to be some big ones!! Hope they taste yummy!

In my kitchen ... are ingredients for chicken and dumplings that we are having for dinner tonight.

In the homeschool room ... we finished the first book in the Narnia series. Brynne says she wishes she knew all of what we have read before she watched "The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe". It makes it all make so much more sense.

A favorite quote for today ... 

A peek into one of my days ... A day at the Kansas City Zoo's "Run for the Orangutans".

One of my favorite things ...

From the board room ... I'm making my dad his favorite cake for his birthday on Friday with the help of The Pioneer Woman.

Post Script ... When Our Time is Not our Own by Quill and Camera


  1. Pioneer Woman's recipes are amazing!! Is that your daughter expecting?! How exciting!


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