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Monday, November 9, 2015

Rainy days and Mondays....

Rainy days and Mondays....  

As the song goes they can get me down.  Today is one of those days and I'm thinking it's a good one to sit and blog and try to wrap my brain around what's good and what's not-so-good this time of year.

* It's a good "stay in my sweats" day and I can do some organizing, cleaning, throwing out...   stuff. Got too much stuff.

* It's a great day to crank some music!

* It's a lousy day for the dogs because they won't go out and do their business.   Yes, we have pee pads down for just this sort of day!    I miss taking them on a walk - because it's good for all of us!  I like to look at nature, to enjoy fresh air, and so do the pugs.

* I can on-line shop.  I'm thinking about Christmas presents.  Christmas cards. Can you believe it's not very far away?

*  I have been trying to think of a good Christmas craft to do - and share.  Maybe today I will get inspired and start one.  My Pinterest craft page has so many ideas that I have pinned!  Oh - I think some wine corks just might be involved. 

* I can practice my flute.  (I wrote that for Carson - just in case he secretly reads my blog.)

*  I can pray.   As our church goes through so many changes right now, I think extra prayer is needed to keep the faith, to keep up enthusiasm, and to keep moving forward.

*  I can exercise.   Ugh.   My treadmill has a mind of its own and changes speeds without me touching anything now.  I have had it for many years but I  think it's almost time to junk it.   Still, I can do SOMETHING!

* I will read!  I'm halfway through a wonderful book.  "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger.  

So no excuses.  What is it about putting something down on paper (or in this case, typing it on to a screen?)   I am a visual person... I need to SEE a list, than tackle it, line by line.  

Rainy day and Monday - It's not going to let you get me down!  




4 comments:

  1. Raining here all day (again) too. We had errands to run and went to see the new Bond film. The rest of the week looks better so here's hoping.

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  2. I loved this post! It was a great day here in SE Oklahoma weather-wise. Pretty chilly at first but then warmed up nicely by noon. I like lists too! I seem to be much more productive if I write down what needs to be done. Have a great week!

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  3. So those pads really work? I may put one on the patio for my dog. I'm dreading this winter and rainy or snow days.

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    1. My dogs are good at hitting the pads. They are certainly worth trying if you have a dog that won't go out in the rain, or one that just doesn't hold it's bladder well.

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