Monday, August 04, 2008

Simple Woman's Daybook


August 4, 2008

Outside My Window...

It's a clear, sunny, hot day

I am thinking...

About our fellowship last night with a new couple coming to our church

I am thankful for...

Getting to hear my husband preach yesterday morning - a treat for me!

From the kitchen...

Leftovers from the weekend today

I am wearing...

A black knee-length skirt and a green polo shirt

I am creating...

Probably pick up my dress again this evening

I am going...

To take Beth to a friend's Sweet 16 party this afternoon

I am reading...

On Writing Well and Shadows over Stonewycke

I am hoping...

That the weather won't get quite as hot as it's predicted to this week!

I am hearing...

Cars whooshing by on the highway (that's what I hear every week - I need to play some music or something)

Around the house...

Extra cleaning for the college tour group coming this weekend

One of my favorite things...

A yummy hand cream from Bath & Body Works

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week . . .

Preparing for Friend Day at our church

Here is a picture thought I am sharing . . .


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18 comments:

  1. That picture looks so peaceful!
    Enjoy your week
    Faith

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  2. Hi, I came here from The Simple Woman's Daybook.

    Your photo looks so peacefull, a great place to sip coffee/tea and talk with a good friend while soaking up God's handiwork.

    Elaine

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  3. Zinnser's book "On Writing Well" is a really good book! I've reread that one several times.

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  4. Thanks for sharing..

    we are dealing with heat too..only ours is Texas style. :/

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  5. I read the Stonewycke Trilogy years ago and really enjoyed them. :)

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  6. Faith, my dh took that picture as I was standing on the balcony of our vacation suite. It was so calm and peaceful there! Thanks for stopping by!

    Elaine, thanks so much for stopping by and leaving a comment! I did go out and have a cup of coffee on that balcony, and it was great!

    Terri, I had never heard of Zinsser, but I found his book at the library. I love his writing style - so much hidden humor!

    Marye, I do not envy you your Texas heat. We lived there 14 years, and that's one thing I don't miss at all! Thanks for stopping by!

    Mrs. C, this book is the second in the trilogy. I don't know where I got it, but it's been on my bookcase for a while, so I decided to read it. Now I'm feeling the "need" to get the rest of the trilogy! ;)

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  7. I read the Stonewycke trilogy years ago and loved it. I'd love to revisit it some time. I should read more books on writing, too.

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  8. These are so much fun!
    I love the picture, very nice!

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  9. Hi susan
    I love your thoughtful picture. Your verandah looks so fresh and white. What were thinking of??Perhaps happy thoughts???
    Your thankful list was just lovely.
    hugs Sandra in NZ

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  10. Barbara, this is the first book on writing that I've read since my senior Advanced Comp. class. That's been a LONG time! LOL It's also made me very self-conscious about how I write now; I don't know if that's good or bad.

    Tori, I love to read all these things that ladies are doing each week. They motivate me!

    Sandra, I just wish this were my verandah! My husband and I were at the shore on a short vacation last week, and he snapped that pic as I stood one morning. I was thinking how much I wished we could move there! ;) Thanks for stopping by!

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  11. Hi Susan,

    I wanted to stop by and say hello. I was reading some of your past posts and stumbled on the one where you changed your sending church to Bro Capaci's church. We just had a singing group from Champion Baptist College at our church 3 weeks ago. They were a blessing and the message from the preacher that accompanied them was just tremendous. It was about pastors and how we as a congregation should stand behind our pastor. I tell you, it hit home with me and I don't think there was a dry eye in there when it was all said and done.

    Just wanted to share that with you :o)

    Blessings,
    Laura

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  12. Laura, I'm so glad you stopped by and left a comment! What a blessing the group was from Champion. The singing groups from these colleges are doing a great job across the country, singing and promoting their chosen schools. God bless!

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  13. Love the picture you shared. So peaceful.

    Tag you're it!
    Deanna

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  14. Thanks, Deanna! It sure was peaceful. I told Wes yesterday that I wish we could go back already.

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  15. Anonymous10:57 AM

    You captioned the photo "a picture thought" and I found that very appropriate. The picture makes one wonder...." what she is thinking about....". What is that old saying..."a picture is worth a thousand words" or something like that? This is that kind of picture. Blessings...v from n. Idaho

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  16. What a wonderful, unique post this was! You told about your whole day in those short lines of writing - brilliant!

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  17. Thanks, V, for your kind words! I could have stood there forever, I think!

    Mary, thanks for stopping by. I love doing the Simple Woman posts; they're so easy to use to sum up a day or week.

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