Monday, September 11, 2017

The Simple Woman's Daybook for September 11, 2017

For Today...

Looking out my window ... The pink sky winked over the horizon to the East.

I am thinking ... about dinner. Any suggestions?

I am thankful ... for the best day of school that we've had in weeks.

One of my favorite things ... is walking the dog before school. I like getting the steps and spending the time with my kiddos and the getting some wiggles out. Two took their scooters today which made for a quieter walk with M-girl.

I am wearing ... My "Atmosphere, Discipline, Life" shirt

I am creating ... clean laundry ... the dryer is running with the last load of the day. I probably should do some ironing as well but may put that off.

I am listening to ... the Classical Homeschool podcast. This episode is an interview with Richard Gamble who anthologized The Great Tradition. Jennifer and Ashley are going to work their way through the book (or part of it!) in season 3. I've been neglecting it on my shelf for years; Mystie has been reading through it, too. I'm excited to listen to the season!

I am hoping ... that today's success with a new strategy will be a harbinger of continued hard work. My experience tells me to tread cautiously.

I am learning ... to make my bed. Phooey.

In my kitchen ... I have a bunch of tomatoes and tomatillos to use.

In the school room ... I already told you we had a great day. Here's part of one of R-girl's narrations.

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In my garden ... lots of tomatoes and tomatillos. I suspect we'll have something Mexican tomorrow.

Shared Quote ... I love Madeleine L'Engle's non fiction, memoirs best. Here's a reason why:

A moment from my day ... lunch was a bit of a scramble. I found a box of Zatarain's Cilantro Lime Rice and added a can of Kidney Beans. It was yummy and filling.

Closing Notes: In case you missed it, when I was in Portland with the Schole Sisters, they invited me to record a podcast episode with them about pre-reading for the homeschool. It was a fun conversation. I love conversations like that that force me to formulate and communicate my thoughts. And with that group of some of my favorite ladies; what a blessing!

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1 comment:

  1. Hello :-) New follower here ,I found you over at thesimplewoman, I enjoyed your day book and photos...

    Blesings Renee @


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