Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Simple Woman's Day Book July 2011 Entry

For Today July 26, 2011 ...

Outside my window... It seems that the day hasn't quite decided what to do, should I rain, or shine my sun, or be cloudy? I tend to pay no mind to such days.

I am thinking... about all the ways to be grateful in my life- 3 of us were recently in a car accident and I am so grateful that all involved were not injured seriously everyone walked away.

I am thankful for... This fragile and fluid life the Lord has given me. That the seasons of my life change and I am growing and learning. Thinking and seeking. I pray I never become stagnant.

From the learning rooms... a bit of math and a bit of summer reading to catch up and get positioned for next year’s studies. For myself I am learning about eco-dyeing and natural fiber paper making. I also am learning about watercolor journaling and art journaling.

From the kitchen...I am learning to remake jam that didn't gel ugghh two batches one strawberry and one peach-lavender good grief couldn't get it right to save my life. I also have been picking snap peas like crazy.

I am wearing... yoga pants and cotton tee the standard

I am creating...a few bits and baubles for my upcoming Proctor Art Festival, painting, and thinking about some artwork for our family room.

I am going...to the farmers market on Saturdays for fresh produce that I don’t have in my own garden.

I am reading...I just finished the Ditch Diggers Daughters by Dr. Yvonne Thorton and I am going to start Life Together by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

I am hoping...That we are able to take some time to vacation this summer on the boat and finish up the house projects especially the patio in the backyard.

I am hearing...sweet quiet while the kids are at camp but I am missing them all the same.

Around the house...Things are starting to feel more settled, as if everything is finding its way back to its resting place, its own living spot. It is so good to reorganize life after a long stressful couple of years.

One of my favorite things...my new dutch door at the back of the house and our six new baby chicks.

A few plans for the rest of the week: Dinners out with my husband and some relaxing walks along the shore

Here is picture thought I am sharing...

My new dutch door I really feel like a true urban farm girl now!
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chaser of the wind said...

Love the new backdoor mama! So glad you, Dad, and Josiah are okay. Much love!
:), Gina Ann

Marmee's Pantry said...

Oh, I have always wanted a Dutch door! It's lovely.

Blessings from Ohio...Kim<><