Sunday, February 14, 2010

Daybook

Outside my window:
Blue skies and sunshine today - "beautimus!" (as my husband says)

I am listening to:
We're flipping back and forth between the Daytona 500 (him) and the Olympics (me).

I am wearing:
gray sweatpants, green shirt, bulky socks (my feet are always cold).

I am thankful for:
the sweet time we have had celebrating Valentine's Day; for family; for rains that have replenished the lakes, creeks and ponds; for friends; for answered prayer

I am pondering:
blogging; still talking the whole thing over with the Lord wanting to get it right this time

I am reading:
finishing up "Little Women" - new books waiting on the book shelf

From the kitchen:
We had our Valentine Dinner out last night (lobster tails, shrimp, scrumptious) so we'll have steak and salad tonight

I am thinking:
about getting balance in my life - sorting out the various things and prioritizing

I am creating:
granny square afghan - planning to work on it this evening

I am hoping and praying:
for safe travels home from Sri Lanka for our kids; protection for our daughter while she is in Paris; pleasant days for my parents

In the garden:
The only green leaves right now are the irises - they seem to be able to weather anything! Soon it will be time to prune and clean it all up.

Around the house:
we're thinking about new bookshelves (never can have enough)

One of my favorite things:
dark chocolate (from my Valentine)

A few plans for the week:
walks, start Pilates (again!), some shopping, Bible Study, choir, some writing

A picture (or two or three) thought I'm sharing:
Grandchildren overjoyed with their very first snow!










Happy Valentine's Day Everyone,
Linda

16 comments:

  1. nice.
    hey i saw a picture on line...can't remember where...that showed a baby with her baby blanket made of granny squares. all the squares had a single colour aroung each square that was the same colour as the border of the whole blanket. it was cute.

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  2. Your grandchildren are beautiful! Glad
    you had a lovely Valentine's weekend!
    Be blessed!
    Sandy

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  3. So when you have a snow storm once a century, do you go out and buy a whole set of everything you need?? That could be frustrating!

    I have never done the Daybook - I should! Good one.

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  4. Beautiful faces here, Linda!
    Kids in Sri Lanka and Paris, wow... Our farthest right now (Rachael) is in FL for her work.
    God's wondrous blessings to you ~ Maria

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  5. Sounds like you had a wonderful weekend! Your grandchildren are adorable! Wow... their first snow... I can imagine how exciting it was! :)

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  6. Happy Valentine's Day, Linda... sounds like you're enjoying a delightful one!

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  7. Happy Valentines Day Linda! It sounds like you had a great weekend celebrating! Steak and salad sounds awesome to me! Love the pics of your grandkids in the snow! I bet they loved it. :)

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  8. Happy Valentine's Day to you to, Linda! Enjoyed reading your daybook and looking at the pictures. So you like the winter Olympics too!

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  9. Happy Valentine's Day, Linda! Glad you had a good one. :o)

    Love and hugs,

    Diane

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  10. Yes I've been watching the olympics, I think my favourites so far is the ski jumping and ice skating!

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  11. Hasnt it been such fun to see the kids having fun with the snow! Maybe they'll get excited when they see bulbs poking their heads up out of the ground - I know I sure will!

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  12. I am with you on the book shelves. Love them.

    Great pics!

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  13. Nice Post
    the grands are so cute with their huge snowball (o: that is a lot of snow
    for the first snow (o:
    Sounds like your Valentines day was great

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  14. great post.....

    love the snowball.....

    Hugs,
    Teena

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  15. I love that word "beautimus", will have to borrow it from your hubby! hehe I so enjoyed reading your daybook entry. Sounds like you had a lovely Valentine dinner, wish I could have joined you! lol I went to the auction, did a bit of shopping and then spent more hours organizing my pictures. You should have seen my bedroom, pictures everywhere! I'm still not done but have put in quite a dent on the piles:-) Your grandchildren look like they're having so much fun playing in the snow...how awesome that it was their fist time playing with snow!!

    Have a wonderful week my friend. xoxo

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  16. I was out and about surfing here in blogland and came across yours. I just wanted you to know I have been blessed by the visit.
    Mrs.B

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