If you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. Romans 10:9
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. John 3:16


Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Currently - The Day before Thanksgiving

Currently I am...

Reading:  Divine Disruption by Dr. Tony Evans and his 4 kids and I'm also reading The Rancher's Christmas by Brenda Minton.

Listening to: Christmas Traditional Radio on Pandora - "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" is currently playing.

Loving: Watching all the Hallmark Christmas movies.

Thinking: I have a 4 day weekend coming up and yes, I know I just got back from a 2 1/2 week vacation.

Feeling: Happy.  Life is pretty good right now.

Celebrating:  Thanksgiving of course.

Grateful for: Retirement that is approaching.  I only have 24 more days to work and that's counting today..

Weather:  Cold, but beautiful sunshine and blue skies.

Enjoying:  Seeing Lucy in her new sweater.

And the beautiful manger my sister's husband made for us.  Picking up a floodlight after work so it'll show in the dark.  

Looks like I also need to rake some leaves, so it'll look a little better.  lol

A quote I want to share: I've posted this before, but it bears repeating.
"Worry is a conversation you have with yourself about things you cannot change.  Prayer is a conversation you have with God about things He can change."

Thank you so much for visiting and I hope you have a Happy Thanksgiving!


Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Tuesday 4 - Thanksgiving



 Welcome to Toni Taddeo's Tuesday 4... Go here to link up, if you'd like to join in.

Thanksgiving is the subject.

1. What are you most thankful for this year?  My family.

2.Company or just immediate family?  Neither.  It'll just be hubby and me at home and then in the afternoon we are going to his mom's house (or that's what we're planning. She hasn't said for sure.)

3 Cooking or catering?  We had a Thanksgiving type meal at Bob Evans on Saturday with my sisters and brother and their spouses...so fun to be together and no mess and I even had leftovers to dinner that night) Home or eating out?  Hubby is hoping instead of a traditional dinner his mom will let him bring a pot of chili (his is the best!) and just relax and enjoy visiting without all the mess and fuss.)

4. What's for dessert? I have not idea, but maybe pumpkin pie?

So what are your plans...do tell.  Either here or make a post and link up above.

Thanks for visiting.


Monday, November 1, 2021

A Sentence A Day - October 2021


My October one day at a time.

1 - Friday.  After work, hubby took me to Chipotle Drive Thru and he went to  Donatos Drive Thru and then home for supper and a quiet evening at home, then couldn't sleep so I finished the book I was reading (Heartsong by Debbie Macomber) and started another one by the same author.  

2 - Saturday.  Regular Walmart shopping trip with both sisters and then went home and out for lunch with hubby and then the library where I checked out 5 more books by Debbie Macomber...I guess you can say I like the first two books I read and then came home took a nap and did laundry and cut hubby's hair.

3 - Sunday.  Church and took home Arby's for lunch and enjoyed a quiet afternoon reading and napping and then back for evening service.

4 - Monday. Went to work and then came home and helped make supper and then did some reading and watched some TV with hubby.

5 - Tuesday.  The dog woke me up early so I took her out and then did some Bible reading and praying and then finished the book I've been reading (Last One Home by Debbie Macomber and then later started another new Library book as I'm enjoying reading real books right now and after work a quick supper and then off to Bible Study.

6 - Wednesday. 

7 - Thursday.  Hubby's back hurting really bad so he called and got in for a chiropractor appointment

8 - Friday.  While at work listening to audiobook Jessie by Lori Wick the last in this series.

9 - Saturday.  Shopped with my sisters and then went to lunch with hubby and his back is a little better

10 - Sunday.  Church and nap time in the afternoon and back to church.

11 - Monday.  Columbus Day and off work, hubby had chiropractor appointment in the morning and his back is slowly getting better.

12 - Tuesday.  Back to work and got my flu shot and then Bible Study after work.

13 - Wednesday.  Took my "new" van to the shop for an oil change and to be checked over for our trip and the mechanic said it looks like it's barely been driven...there's another job finished before our trip.

On the mechanic's lot and the white van in the background
is our other vehicle.  So we are a two van family now.  lol 

14 - Thursday. After work we went home and cooked supper and I finished a book I had been reading and even listed to a good sized portion of it at work through my library audio book download (The Shop on Blossom Street by Debbie Macomber) and then started another book just before bed.

15 - Friday. Took 3 hours off work and then ran some errands to get some paperwork I need to officially file my retirement...and then a nice evening at home where I started crocheting a new baby blanket. 

16 - Saturday. Started with approximately mile walk with the dog and then watched  a Hallmark movie in the morning while crocheting and then Olive Garden for lunch and then drove to Aurora, IN and relaxed by the Ohio River watching the barges and whatever going by and then back home for TV crocheting and laundry. 

17 - Sunday.  Went to a double baby shower today and we had so much fun as it was all family and it was outside and the weather was perfect...got to be with family I hadn't seen in a while...so thankful...I also ripped out most of the baby blanket I started Friday and decided to go a whole different way which I think will work much better with the yarn I have.

18 - Monday.  Left the house early this morning so hubby could get some lab work done...I waited in van and read my Bible and also a few pages of my book and then off to work and hubby made chili for supper.

19 - Tuesday.  Work, Bible Study, Crocheting on Baby Blanket while watching some TV with hubby and also officially submitted my application for retirement.

20 - Wednesday.  Woke in the early morning and finished the book I was reading (A Cedar Cove Christmas by Debbie Macomber...then went to work, met mother-in-law for dinner and then spent the rest of the evening crocheting.

21 - Thursday.  Took hubby to morning doctor's appointment and I sat in the car crocheting and then went to work (started a new audiobook), then home to do laundry, watch some TV and of course mostly crocheting again (will I get it finished by Saturday?)

22 - Friday.  Work, chiropractor's appointment, picked up Chinese for dinner and then home to crochet all night and we watched the first new Hallmark Christmas movie.

23 - Saturday.  Completed the baby afghan this morning, went out for breakfast with hubby and picked up a gift bag at the Dollar Tree and then met my two sisters and went to the baby shower and then that evening we ordered a pizza and watched another new Hallmark Christmas movie.

Mommy to be reading the card with
the blanket still folded on her lap

Unfolding the blanket (thank you to my sisters
who thought of taking a photograph)

24 - Sunday.  Two really good church services today and a long nap in the afternoon...my idea of the perfect Sunday.

25 - Monday.  Work (finished listening to the audio book (What Child is This?: A Christmas Story by Caroline B. Conney) and then cooked supper and we relaxed at home, did some cleaning, and crocheting.

26 - Tuesday.  Oncologist appointment where all appears well and then on to work, home and then last Ladies Bible Study until spring.

27 - Wednesday.  Baby Lincoln was born today which is about 6 weeks early as momma and baby were in distress and all is well now...he is little but he came out screaming so it seems that his breathing is probably okay.  lol

28 - Thursday.  Work and then met hubby's mom for dinner and then home to watch some TV and crochet (working on a scarf with the leftover yarn from the baby blanket I made earlier.

29 - Friday.  Oldest daughter is 30 years old today...when in the world did this happen?!?

30 - Saturday.  Shopping with sisters in the morning and then lunch with hubby and home to work on retirement paperwork and watch another Hallmark Christmas movie and crochet and read a little too.

31 - Sunday.  Church and a nap in the afternoon in the between, plus some crocheting and working on packing.

That's my month.  How was yours?

Thanks for visiting.


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