Simply Monday - September 29th
outside my window - it's sort of starting to become light. the carpenters have already started on the house behind us...at 5AM. i can't believe my children find it possible to sleep through the hammering.
i am thinking - that the first time i think of something, i need to do it to completion. otherwise, it doesn't get done at all. this coming from someone who just incurred a late fee on a credit card by paying the bill six hours late. arrrgh.
from the learning rooms - we are heading into week four of school. this means that if we make it through this week alive, i can mentally check off the first month. ah, progress. it does a mind good.
i am thankful for - so many things. my husband, my children, etc and etc.
from the kitchen - hopefully today (or tonight) will see the homemade breakfast sandwiches (finally!) and homemade apple sauce to can for the winter.
i am wearing - the same workout clothes as last week. that's another beauty of exercising in your basement instead of the gym. not only do you save gas but you can also wear the same clothes every day...and nobody knows. except now you know. oh well. my regular wardrobe is rather small and lackluster. why should my workout wardrobe be any different?
i am reading - "graced and gifted - biblical wisdom for the homemaker's heart" i think i'm only on like page two or something though. and for the record, i found absolutely nothing at the book sale. oh, i could have but a certainly five year old boy and another certain two year old little girl made that impossible with their grumblings. i guess i can sometimes look at the kids as an effective budgeting tool.
i am hoping - that we can work ahead in our lessons for these three days ahead of us to free up some time on thursday and friday.
i am creating - a large pile of tagged clothing and other items for the consignment sale that starts on friday. my hope is to sell quite alot of it. we could really use the extra money right now. a friend of mine from our homeschooling group was gracious enough to use me as a referral when she signed up. thank you! that means that i get my registration fee back. that's definitely a good start. :)
i am hearing - of course the construction. i love living here. i just wish sometimes that the pounding would stop for just one morning. oh well, it won't be quite as loud once they move down the block at least a bit.
around the house - the kids are dressed and getting ready for breakfast...thank you completely to my wonderful husband. he let's me have my mornings where i can get my bearings before having to face the day. i think he is just appreciative that he doesn't have to hear me grumble. oh wait, not all of the kids are ready for breakfast, just the two younger ones. the older one refuses to just put on normal clothes and go down. she always thinks she has to reinvent the wheel, and she thinks i have to have a complete dialog with her about every blessed one. ah, the firstborn.
one of my favorite things - is crisp fall mornings. now if it would just stay this way all day long i could pack away all of my kids warm weather clothes. come on weather stability.
a few plans for the rest of the week - not much in the early part of the week except spanish and piano for the oldest, then thursday is gymnastics for the boy and dance for the oldest and throw in some celebratory actions for a celebratory occasion and then friday my husband is off of work so i can tend to the consignment sale.
here is a picture thought i am sharing with you - my husband is like macgyver with legos. i'm willing to bet that we might be the only ones with a lego ipod station.
run, don't walk, on over to peggy's to check out all the other day book entries. and have a good day of course.