Monday, March 07, 2011

Simple Woman


Outside my window...
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I am thinking...
about preparing for Lent and trying to really get the most from it this year.  Now in my 51st year, I realize that I probably have more Lents behind me than in front of me - so if not now, then when?

I am thankful ...
that my knee is feeling better and hoping that I'll be over this stomach bug soon.

From the learning rooms...
Sam took a practice test yesterday on General Science and did not do so well.  He admitted to me that he really does not know how to study effectively.   So we are going to get up every morning and work on simply studying the things he has to know, and I'm going to start with biology because that is my strong suit.



From the kitchen...
Barbecue chicken with rice and salad.

I am wearing...
Still wearing my jammies - just not feeling very good today.

I am remembering:
Mama- always

I am creating...
some flash cards and worksheets for math tomorrow and planning what I want to go over wtih Sam tomorrow in CLEP prep

I am going...
to do more Leslie Sasson tomorrow. I have come to really enjoy the
5-mile walk.  I am hoping with one more week of babying my knee I can add some step-aerobics back next week.

I am reading...

The Story of a Life for lent.

I am hoping...
to actually get my home ready for Lent with a new table cloth and sparse decorations before Wednesday.

But my plans for lent include
  • Daily mass at least one more per week but hope for two.
  • Bible reading
  • Extra spiritual reading.
  • Stricter adherence to the Divine office.
  • Rosary as a family.
  • Stations of the cross on Friday at Church.

I am hearing...
the buzz in my ears and the humm of my computer


Around the house...
to actually get my home ready for Lent with a new table cloth and sparse decorations before Wednesday

A picture I am sharing:  


Video of the song the kids just wrote - lyrics and music! 

Mr. Pete and our nephew, Paul.  Pete was Paul's confirmation sponsor last week.
Paul hood and his sponsor Pete LaVictoire

Confirmation
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Sis with her baby
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