I've got a couple posts in the works to try to catch myself up a bit (my dad's 75th, work accomplished around the homestead this past week, goals for 2015, and secret knits & crochets), but lest I fall any further behind, I figured a Mindful Monday post was in order. :)
a good starting place for the week
and a nifty way to document what I am...
Reading: the 2nd Mitford book, Psalms, Proverbs, Beautiful Girlhood, and the Territorial Seed catalog
Listening to: my wind chimes, the crackle of the fire to take off the morning chill, and the latest Basement Tape
Studying: better ways to care for my strawberry patch and how to deter deer from my herb and flower gardens
Creating: secret knit and crochet projects...I'm so behind!! :)
Cooking: grilling steaks for today's dinner...it's supposed to be 63F!
Educating: looking ahead to next year which will be Daniel's senior year (oh my, where do the years go?), trying to stay focused on this year's studies with this beautiful weather has been a wee bit difficult :)
Feeling: happy and optimistic...sunny days tend to do that!
Thinking: about spending the day outdoors soaking up a healthy dose of vitamin D, the garden seed order I need to make this week, and how much I love my husband who gave me primroses for Valentines Day :)
Praying: for perseverance in keeping my goals for this year (which I have yet to post about)
Thankful: for time spent with my precious granddaughters, for a completed crochet project (!), for a warm, sunny weekend and the achy muscles that come from two days of cleaning up the gardens, that all my tax papers have been delivered to our CPA (!!), for special time spent with family and friends, and that summer plans (camping, hiking, gardening) are in the works!!
What are you mindful of today?
joining Kathleen & Karen :)
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