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Monday, September 5, 2011

Daybook - September 5, 2011

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FOR TODAY September 5, 2011

Outside my window...it is light, but not bright. Overcast. We had much needed rain overnight. You can still hear the foliage begging for more though.

I am thinking...Typing on the iPad is bad for my typing skills. I have grown used to two finger typing. The iPad can be useful for many things. Typing is not one of them.

I am thankful...gosh! For everything. Good brisket. We had that for dinner last night. It was a delicious meal made better because I found that piece of brisket for only 7$! It was small, but just enough for all of us.

From the learning rooms...The kids are on day 3, or so, of week one. We are On a tight schedule this year. Each kid has their own daily sched and I am grading papers over coffee each morning. I am determined to stay on top of things this year. I have a senior this year and I have no udea what to do to get him in college, so I will be doing research on that in the next few days. This is where a guidance counselor works out nicely. Oh well. I guess that's just another job I need to learn.

In the kitchen...I have moved all appliances, but the coffeemaker, off the counters. What a difference! I have scaled back on dishes and pots and pans. Keeping only what we use daily and a few more roasting/ baking pans for when I have guests and need more cookware.
I am loving the uncluttered look.

I am wearing...Still in pj's. Got up late and missed my am walk.. Feeding the baby now, and then I will change and head out while the kids are working.

I am creating...not really creating, but since I've given up on scrapbooking in my efforts to declutter, I am working on putting all my loose pictures into photo albums. I just discovered some more loose ones in my room, so I need to work on that after lunch.

I am going...no where. Well, wherever God sends me, but I have no plans.

I am wondering...why my little guy does not sleep through the night. I feed him full, burp him, put im down around 1130 pm but he's up at 1 am and the. 3 am..like he's starving. We tried some solids, but that has constipated him so we are back on bmilk only. A friend suggested he's just high maintenance. Ugh.

I am reading...The Importance of Being Ernest, Motherless and Please Don't Drink the Holy Water. I like the first one. Motherless lacks cohesiveness and believable characters and PDDTHW is just drivel in my opinion.

I am hoping...El Bambino naps today.

I am looking forward to...my morning walk.

I am hearing...the kids laugh and giggle in the schoolroom. Do they think I can't hear them?

Around the house...dust dust dust.

I am pondering...the meaning of dust.

One of my favorite things...El Bambino.

A few plans for the rest of the week: take care of the dust and keep my sanity. How bout ya'll?

3 comments:

Jo said...

Uncluttered kitchen worktops are lovely. They rarely last, in my opinion, but they're lovely all the same. I hope the little one naps for you and sleeps better. Don't let the dust get you down!

houseofestrogen said...

Good job on the kitchen decluttering! I need to do that myself. I know there are so many things in my kitchen that never get used. Have a great week!

Mary B said...

I like the sound of a decluttered kitchen! Did you get rid of everything or just put it out of sight? I am thinking I could move some pans to the basement that I don't use often...thanks for the encouragement!!

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