Monday, January 26, 2009

Simple Daybook #26

For Today . . . January 26. 2009

Outside my window . . . bright sunshine, blue sky, crisp temperatures at -20 degrees C

I am thinking . . . that our family is so very blessed with good health

I am thankful . . . that I got to see my sister today

From the kitchen . . . Meatballs and Pasta in Tomato Sauce and cheesy tossed salad

I am wearing . . . a soft red sweater with embroidered flowers and ribbon, black pants, and black loafers

I am reading . . . Bad Blood, a story in a Reader's Digest condensed book

I am hoping . . . to find the perfect special gift for Darrin and Kelsey's garage party on the weekend

I am hearing . . . the beautiful old hymn, I Come To The Garden Alone, as we sang it at a funeral this afternoon

I am creating . . . layouts for week 9 in Design Your Life, the online class I took this fall

Around the house  . . . fabric and a pattern, empty cookie tins from Christmas baking, lots of empty nooks and crannies as the Christmas stuff is all put away

One of my favourite things . . . Masala Chai Tea, as made by my daughters

A few plans for the rest of the week . . .  an appointment in Edmonton (cancelled from last week because it was so snowy and windy), some subbing, a hair cut, shopping for a dress for the wedding, Bible study and a garage party (aka shower for the groom)

Here is a picture thought I am sharing with you . . . the Amazon jungle from the air, as we saw it last winter



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5 comments:

  1. I always enjoy these Simple Daybooks you do.
    Susan

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  2. Wow! The picture is beautiful and hard to imagine you were there last winter instead of in balmy Alberta. ;) Glad you're enjoying some masala chai and a tasty meal.
    Thanks for calling. I love talking to you and hearing about what you're up to, but the daybook is great, too. Hugs!

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  3. Thank you for reminding me of that beautiful hymn,'I come to the Garden alone' - I used to sing it a lot. -20? Shiver, shiver, shiver (43 here today).

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  4. I feel so peaceful reading your simple daybook entries, Crystal. XO

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  5. sorry i haven't commented in so long! where have i been? love reading this every time you post it!

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