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Wednesday, October 19, 2011
outside my window . . . it is very drippy.
listening to . . . a few of Artemisia's friends from Classical Conversations playing upstairs, downstairs, and on the stairs.
wearing . . . dark olive green jeans and a pale purple tank under a tan sweater.
grateful for . . . new, old chairs. New to me, old to me: they were in my grandmother's home for many years. We hope to recover them in the near future.
reading . . . Pride and Prejudice, The Orthodox Church, my most recent "First Things Journal", and the Paul's Epistle to the Romans.
on my iPod . . . just listened to an interesting show from KERA (Dallas) called "The Case for Boredom."
around the house . . . no more rearranging this week. Plowed through Artemisia's room sorting clothes and junk. She just needs a few items to complete some outfits for the fall.
from the kitchen . . . I mentioned last week that I needed to make banana bread, and I did! Actually made Coconut Banana Bread. It was delicious!
real education in our home . . . the girls and I read "Ferdinand" last night. It is one of my favorite books. I'd forgotten about the "corks" growing on the cork trees. Artemisia asked, "Is that how cork grows?" Had to set her straight.
recent milestones . . . Kalliope is now in a booster seat! Oh, my, a new bed, potty-training and a booster seat all in the last month and a half!
at 1:30 PM