6 a.m. Kevin’s alarm goes off. He has to go out and load cattle he’s selling today. Last calf finally born in the night. 107 lb bull calf. Helped it get nursing. 6:15: Hear 20 month old Elivette. She’s at the top of the stairs crying instead of just coming down to our room like Carry on!
If you can get hold of this book, I highly recommend it. My copy is published in 1972, but it seems like it’s much older. It’s sweetly written and endearingly illustrated. I do like everything I’ve read by this author. A succinct summary: Pelle wants a new suit, so he shears his lamb. He trades Carry on!
I was excited and honored to be a part of the launch team for a new book. It’s called Lead Your Family Like Jesus, written by Ken Blanchard, Phil Hodges and Tricia Goyer. At first, I thought, while good, there wasn’t really much ‘new’ or ‘revolutionary’ inside. I have read a ton of parenting books Carry on!
It’s Real Life: What Gets Noticed Gets Repeated: A Q&A with Tricia Goyer and Phil Hodges
http://thesimplewomansdaybook.blogspot.com/ FOR TODAY Outside my window…foggy, chilly but bound to warm up–birds cheerily chirping I am thinking…every pregnancy is different I am thankful…for my super caring midwife From the learning rooms…plants and green science In the kitchen…nothing as of yet…(that sounds bad!) I am wearing…blue long sleeved shirt and purple cupcake pants I am creating… Carry on!
http://thesimplewomansdaybook.blogspot.com/ FOR TODAYOutside my window…cloudy, 50’s; so far, it doesn’t feel like November I am thinking…those Best Buy deals might be worth the craziness this year! I am thankful…I get to see my husband every evening From the learning rooms…making a puppet theater In the kitchen…I have a menu made! (*insert applause here*) Tonight we’re Carry on!
http://thesimplewomansdaybook.blogspot.com/ FOR TODAY Outside my window…Sunny, cool–gorgeous October seeing itself out… I am thinking…store bought milk is gross I am thankful…for my milk co-op so I only have to go to the farm where we buy milk every couple of months From the learning rooms…memorizing the countries in Europe. Because she wants to. In the Carry on!
There is a lot about the Amish lifestyle that is appealing to me, chiefly among the reasons are the sense of community and self-sufficiency I feel like is inherent to their way of life. When I read the Amish diaries in Country magazine or a newspaper column in my old hometown weekly publication, I always Carry on!
photo by daisywu1 Purple slides and dances, sways soothingly and silently. It doesn’t draw attention to itself as it billows into the room, but everyone notices just the same. Purple was born on a grey and cloudy spring day, the wind blowing, its eyes closed, the edge of blue straining to find the sun. Purple Carry on!
I get a lot of offers to review books because, well, I love books. I don’t usually take the publishers up on them because I also don’t have a lot of free time. I only have time to do what I love, or, as the case may be, read what I love. So unless a Carry on!