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FOR TODAY April 6, 2009
Outside My Window... Dark, dreary, drenching rain
I am thinking... I may run out and pick up some Easter candy this afternoon
I am thankful for... safe travel for Katie going out ot visit her future in-laws.
From the kitchen… homemade pizza for dinner.
I am wearing... new favorite jeans and Henley t-shirt
I am creating... Easter surprises for a big Easter egg hunt this weekend.
I am going… to be spending Easter weekend with family in Pennsylvania. It always makes me happy to see my brother’s boys and my own children having fun together.
I am reading… I am reading a few different books, depending on my mood, but at the moment Mark Levin’s Liberty and Tyranny is at the top of my list.
I am hoping…for some good weather this week so I can do some planting. Having grown up with the world’s best blueberry bush in my yard, I want my own children to have the same pleasure of growing, picking and cooking with freshly picked berries.. I am going to try raspberries, as well!
I am hearing… it’s pretty quiet here for late afternoon. Becky is playing with Thomas and Hannah nicely in the living room.
Around the house...the ants are marching two by two and we are doing our best to minimize the problem! Ever since construction on our house three years ago, the problem has only gotten worse!!!.
One of my favorite things... is lilacs! I see my lilac bushes waking up and I can’t wait to smell their beautiful aroma when I cut bunches of them for the house!
A Few Plans for The Rest Of The Week: It is Holy Week and I am going to try and make it a truly “holy”week. The children’s activities are, for the most part, on a break and Dan may have off from work Thursday and Friday. The years that he has those days off it is easier to get to all the services of the Triduum, which really helps me enter into the mystery of Easter.
Here is picture thought I am sharing ... this poor little robin crashed into our front bay window this afternoon. The thud shattered the relative silence in the house. As I got up to investigate, I actually saw the outline of his wings and head, in water, on the window! We gingerly went out to investigate and he seemed OK, believe it or not; just stunned. He remained stunned long enough for me to get my camera and get this close-up shot. I am happy to report that tough little guy recovered and flew on his merry way!