Thursday, March 15, 2012

The Simple Woman's Daybook - cJoy Version

This afternoon I've been working in the garden and so came in to rest under the fan and have a glass of water.  While I might want to take a quick nap, today I'm going to try something new.  I'm linking up with Peggy at The Simple Woman's Daybook.  

For Today:

Outside my window:  It's warm, at least ten degrees warmer than usual. 

I am thinking:  I want to finish weeding and mulching the rose bed along the back of the house.  I'm already dirty and a bit scratched up I might as well finish. 

I am thankful:  For my family, even though today and this week we are scattered around the world, we are just a phone call away from each other.

In the kitchen:  The sink is clean!  The TV remote is on the counter - in a couple of hours my husband will be looking for that. 

I am wearing:  My favorite blue Texas Rangers t-shirt, grayish capris, old gray tennis shoes and dirt.  Sunscreen and my favorite perfume, Sensuous.  I don't know, it's just a habit to put on perfume every morning.

I am creating:  A more orderly home, last week we finished the shelves in the linen closet (before it just had a shelf and a rod for hanging clothes).  It's the only linen closet in the house.  I'm taking forever to put things on the shelves.  It's a relief to have a place to keep extra linens and paper products (and all my husbands baseball caps!).

I am going:  To bed early tonight.  This whole time change thing wears me out. 

I am wondering:  If there is a snake under the terra cotta bunny in my garden - there was one last spring...

I am reading:  not so big remodeling (Tailoring Your Home for the Way You Really Live) by Sarah Susanka and Marc Vassallo. 

I am hoping:  I'm reading the above book because I hope to make a few changes in our kitchen - take down a wall, move the fridge... simple stuff. 

I am looking forward to:  my shower.

I am learning: I can not do it all.  I never could.  I guess I used to think God was on vacation and I was in charge.   I don't have to be the boss...

Around the house:  I really, really need to sweep.

I am pondering:  How can I make this world a better place?  - I'll have to get back to you on this.

A favorite quote for today:  "We've been through a lot together - most of it was your fault."  Anonymous (wish I could thank whoever said it, makes me laugh every time I think about it.)

One of my favorite things:  Having a meal with friends. 

A few plans for the rest of the week:  Finish weeding and mulching roses, plant squash, buy coffee filters.

A peek into my day:

This is the cover of my notebook.  I keep my TO DO List and shopping list inside. 
Rough drafts for letters and ideas for blog posts.  I try to remain calm
even on days when I'm not having a cocktail.

 Thanks Peggy for the brain workout.  I look forward to
following your blog.  Happy Spring! 



TexWisGirl said...

i enjoyed this - getting a peek into your day. :) i love that quote... :)

Rebecca said...

I wish I had the time to think about all that, loved hearing about your day, reflection is a good thing!!

YONKS said...

I loved sharing your daily musing! What a great insight into your world.

I did have a nice Mothers day treat and V is vegetarian and D is for dairy.
Have a great weekend.

Mama Hen said...

Thankful for telephones. I wonder how mothers back in the day before them stood it.
Love that quote!
Have a great day!

Rena said...

I also have a notebook that I have for the subject of "Life". I would put all kinds of things in there. It was my go to book. Guess what? I forgot where it is now! LOL. I was decluttering a few months back and remember putting it somewhere but have forgotten. I do miss it so.

Maybe I should look for it? Ya think?

Roslyn said...

This is AZ so any snake is suspect, maybe a rattler.....hope that the one hiding under your bunny is an innocent rodent eater!