The Simple Woman’s Daybook for Monday, July 6


Outside my window… a beautiful summer day – sunny, breezy, not too hot

I am thinking… that there is a big difference between the feeling of ” I don’t feel entirely well … I’m tired” and ” I’ve gotten a lot done today – I’m tired”. Today I’m feeling the latter and it feels good!

I am thankful for… a very nice 4th of July afternoon spent with my family – four generations enjoying hot dogs, hamburgers and just being together.

From the learning rooms… two weeks of morning summer camp begins this week.

From the kitchen… we’ll be able to pick blueberries by midweek – blueberry cobbler, muffins and pancakes coming up!

I am wearing… a button front shirt with muted stripes, drawstring cotton pants, bare feet. My hair is finally long enough to put up in a messy sort of poof on top of my head…. oohh, my hair gives me the suffering!!! For the past few weeks I’ve felt that I strongly resembled Eunice on the old Mama’s Family show. Not Carol Burnett’s best look and surely not mine!

I am creating… I’ve finished the bed I was making for our soon to be new puppy, I’ve started knitting a tiny bandanna for her :)

I am going…  to work very hard at practicing patience waiting for word on our new home and our new puppy. I don’t think patience, by definition, is supposed to require such effort but you have to start from where you are and I’m not much good at patience. For me – it takes work!

I am reading… still reading The Moon Under Her Feet

I am hoping… for a week of nice weather for the summer camp children (and the staff !)

I am hearing… U2 playing on the radio next to my desk, the news on the TV in the living room. Russ is in the shower – why is the news on?

Around the house… a happy little pile of puppy toys tucked into the bed I made.

One of my favorite things… puppies?

A few plans for the rest of the week: enjoying a couple of free hours every morning while Maya is at camp; it’s time for the annual PFT and 6 minute walk this Thursday before the annual pulmo appointment next Thursday. I intend to ace them both. Why not? I feel fine – better than I did last year!

Here is picture thought I am sharing


The Simple Woman’s Daybook originated with Peggy Hostetler at The Simple Woman blog. Peggy is on vacation for the summer – I added a Mr. Linky widget here hoping that the Summer Daybook ladies will find it and link in. I am so, so happy to see so many Daybooks joining mine!

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