Dec 30, 2017 Goodness, goodness What a mess The house is every day Wash the dishes Do your best It never goes away If I could I'd snap it clean Shining, scrubbed, and bright What a thing to wake to that Each day and leave at night But still I sit, no powers Or a … Continue reading The Kitchen
Dec 29, 2017 I know enough About how to start a fire Where to put the dried twigs and bits How to lean the bigger logs together Where to hold the match When you need to egg it on And when to let it be How to get it blazing Growing Flames licking Full of … Continue reading Kindling
Dec 28, 2017 There's something nice About coming to the end of the day And going to bed With clean teeth
Dec 27, 2017 This morning we were going to take the kids over to the school playground to ride their bikes, but it was so cold out that our three year old couldn't even hold onto the handlebars because he was too busy trying to stuff his little hands into his coat pockets. So we … Continue reading Morning, Afternoon, & Night
Dec 26, 2017 Four piles on the floor Still in the closet just one more
Dec 25, 2017 Only 6 more days of writing on my blog every day! Only 6 more days of me sitting in bed, finished with everything else, thinking, "bah, I gotta write on my blog." Slogging along to the very end.
Dec 24, 2017 Are you getting excited for me to not write on my blog every day?! Because I am! Briefly considered giving myself an early Christmas present by declaring the year of blogging over, but, alas, we trudge onward into what's sure to be an entirely anti climatic finish on Dec 31. In other … Continue reading Christmas Eve
Dec 23, 2017 I really enjoy working hard and setting goals and reaching forward and I think a really important part of that is knowing when to sit down and enjoy. On my own, as a couple, and as a family we've worked hard this past week or two--and especially the past couple days--to get … Continue reading Christmas Eve Eve
Dec 22, 2017 Ruh-roh. Woke up to go to the bathroom and realized I didn't write on my blog before falling asleep! Eeek! First time all year! Haha. But I'm still counting this because, first of all, it's still kinda the middle of the night and I haven't woken up for the day for reals … Continue reading Yipes!
Dec 21, 2017 Organizing Doing the budget Not following the budget Wrapping gifts Walking fast Taking pictures Complaining Choosing good children's books Spending a long time in the shower Noticing things that need to be cleaned Making lists of things that need to be cleaned Getting other people to clean things Coming up with excuses … Continue reading Things I’m good at