The Simple Woman’s Daybook


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Outside my window…the clematis is blooming just as the tiger lilies fade away

I am thinking…of how blessed I am to have tasks I "have to do" because that means I have a family to care for and work and people in my life

I am thankful for…an afternoon at the beach, getting up early, an hour of exercise that made me feel fabulous

From the kitchen…full of fresh berries, beautiful zucchini and farm fresh eggs from the Farmer’s Market

I am creating…a birthday celebration for my daughter

I am going…to stay home today though we will play some croquet outside if it doesn’t rain

I am wearing…Jean shorts, a short sleeve shirt in colors of the sunset, a necklace of twine and colorful beads.

I am reading…The Joy in Loving by Mother Theresa and the magazine Life Beautiful

I am hoping…to have a peaceful and joyful week

I am hearing…silence

Around the house…the kitchen is trashed after a weekend of not cleaning much, time to clear the piano bench off again

One of my favorite things…a walk in the woods with the kids

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week…a teleclass I am presenting, a concert at the park, going to the beach and playing a game or two of tennis

Here is a picture thought I am sharing for you…

Wildflowers from our walk this weekend

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  1. Kym says:

    I loved your thought of how having tasks we “have to do” reminds us that we have family and work to be thankful for.


  2. mamasmurf says:

    A lovely post! I hope the rain kept off for you to get out and play croquet.

  3. marye says:

    An afternoon at the beach sounds lovely!

  4. Sandra says:

    Truly enjoyed your post, thank you for sharing your day :)

  5. Amy says:

    I’ve just read that same book too, I found it good reading :-)

  6. cobblestones says:

    What beautiful wildflowers!! Most of ours are gone now here in TX…
    And what a wonderful perspective on being blessed with tasks! Thanks for sharing your daybook!


  7. Nice to ‘meet’ you through your Daybook. Come and see mine!


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