Monday, August 3, 2015

The Simple Woman's Daybook



For today...  Monday, August 3, 2015

Outside my window... Already warm but overcast and calm.  It is supposed to be a scorcher today.

I am thinking... That I am glad my guys were able to get my laptop upgraded to Microsoft 10 after 4 days of working on it.

I am thankful for....  The fact that the people I work with are great.

From the kitchen...

~Monday: BBQ Steak, Pasta Salad, Corn on the Cob
~Tuesday: Hubby Cooks
~Wednesday: Out
~Thursday:  Hubby Cooks
~Friday: Camping - Hot Dogs over the fire
~Saturday: Family BBQ
~Sunday: Spaghetti & Meat Sauce, Tossed Salad

I am wearing... Black maxi skirt and a loose dark pink top

I am creating... A daily working journal

I am reading... "The Prodigal Daughter" by Jeffrey Archer

I am praying for...  My Uncle who is experiencing health problems

Pondering these words... The Indonesian phrase gotong-royong (got-ong roi-ong) communicates that when people come together “to carry a heavy burden,” the burden is lightened because it is shared.

I am hoping... That we have good weather for our weekend camping

I am hearing... Typing, papers being moved, talking in the background (yes, I am working on this during class - lol)

One of my favorite things... Learning new things

A few plans for the rest of the week...

~Monday:  School and work
~Tuesday:  School, office work, get the trailer ready for camping
~Wednesday: School, errands, coffee with daughter, small group
~Thursday:  School and work
~Friday:  School and then heading out for a weekend of camping in the mountains
~Saturday: Camping and hopefully some kayaking
~Sunday: Heading home

Here is a picture thought I am sharing...

~Hubby took this photo while we were in the mountains~

 ~Finding the amazing in the simple~
Thanks so much for stopping by!


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Peggy at The Simple Woman's Daybook

14 comments:

  1. Your week sounds full, but enjoyable! Your menus sound delicious as always. I wanted to also mention to you that I am no longer blogging. God works in mysterious ways. :-)

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    1. Thanks for stopping by! You will be missed!

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  2. Sounds like a lovely week...The Indonesian phrase is very true :) Beautiful photo your husband took!
    Hope you have a wonderful week!

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  3. Enjoyed reading your post, Alana! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. I enjoyed your post. Thanks for visiting my blog. Your picture is beautiful. My husband would have loved to see that--is it a moose?

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    1. Karen, it was a deer :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. I love this post... and I like the idea of prompts to help us slow down and think about what shapes our days. The photo is fantastic!

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  6. Hi Alana!! You were typing this in class???!!! Oh you naughty girl! I love your photo and can't wait to see camping photos, I hope you have a great time with nice weather! It sounds like you deserve a nice break, you are so busy! I really enjoy reading your posts! Have a super time away!

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    1. Thanks so much Ellie! Won't be doing too much typing in class for the next few weeks ;) lol

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  7. Camping is a lot of fun, I agree. Your blog is an entertaining read.

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