Tuesday Memos

May 20, 2008 at 2:22 pm 2 comments

God has so blessed us today.  Boy Wonder found an Andy Griffith board game at the flea market early, a new Colts cap, and a Peyton Manning football for his $5.00.  Little Red found a new car track set with his $5.00.  I found a new zip up binder, leapard print with pink trim.  It’s a little more roomy and has pockets I needed.  I also found a book of letters Ronald Reagan wrote to Nancy through the years.  INCREDIBLE.  Totally inspires me to write more letters.

Also, spent a lot of time working on some technology issues to train for the on-line ministry thing.  It was neat.  I’m ready to take on some people and support them in doing something I love.  Exciting. 

Now…a beautiful day, laundry, soccer practice, perhaps some painting…but I really want to go be in the sun with my boys a while.  Need to hem Boy Wonder’s graduation pants and cut his hair today.

Watched 27 Dresses last night.  I needed some entertainment.  I felt that the humor and language were crude for a PG-13 rating, but some good take-home points from the movie….I won’t spoil it for you if you haven’t seen it. 

I also got “Bella”, which looked promising.  I’m not a big movie watcher, but got a couple for the week after long days painting.


Entry filed under: Everyday.

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. theepiphany  |  May 20, 2008 at 3:06 pm

    I liked 27 Dresses – it was a nice brain-mush entertainment movie, haha. You would probably enjoy Enchanted.

  • 2. Cindy  |  May 20, 2008 at 10:54 pm

    Bella! Sounds familiar, don’t know if we saw it or not?? What’s it about?

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