A Day in Blogland

February 14, 2008 at 3:12 pm 1 comment

Today, I have been in blogland.  It has been nice.  Ya’ll could post a little more. 

I do plan to tackle all my laundry, just as soon as I eat this whole pack of stale, dry, and hard Now and Later’s.  I haven’t gotten any Valentine’s candy just yet and I’m trying to stay out of the kid’s…working very hard at it.  And, no, you don’t need to bring me any, as sweet as that is ;).  I just need to learn some self-control.

The www.whatyadoin.wordpress.com blog has been a lot of fun.  If you want to be added back as an author, give me a holler.  If you aren’t posting regularly, I removed you.  I don’t want anyone to feel spammed by increased  WordPress dashboard traffic it generates.  That element doesn’t distract me, but it may some.

Just updated my blogroll here with some new locals popping up.  Also cleaned up my bloglines subscription list some.  

The kids no longer like mine or their sidebar pics, so I need to tackle that job also.  

Ah, this week.  The card I got hubby was SO perfect, the store bought one.  I love that I’ve given him two already and he hasn’t gotten mine yet.  It feels good to be ahead for a few minutes.  It said how much I LOVE the everyday with him.  The “doing of the family thing”.  You know what?  I don’t mind that there is ice everywhere, and flu, and viruses in my house (probably because I don’t have them yet).  I just LOVE The Family Thing.  I love doing it.  I love these ages.  I love the people God gave me to do that Thing with.  I hope I can be even better at it.  More patience.  More kindness.  More gentleness.  More order. 

But, mainly, that we just keep doing it.  TOGETHER.

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Entry filed under: Everyday.

A VALENTINE FOR YOU! I Won, I Won!

1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. morselsfromgod  |  February 15, 2008 at 10:01 am

    Together is VERY good!

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