taking stock

on 2.7.15

June :: 2015

Made: a stamped t-shirt with the NowYOU logo thanks to some amazing ladies who made it all possible!

Cooked: many things for Yusei to try
Drank: some green tea

Read: 7 or seven, I am loving it!

Wanted:  to be able to enjoy the outdoors

Played:  monopoly and won!

Decided: I haven't decided yet....irony

Enjoyed: the massive amounts of thunderstorms, lightening, and rain showers, I mean floods we have had
Liked: that the heat finally arrived 

Wondered: if it was a good idea to hang a hammock chair from my rental balcony....oh snap

Loved:  my hammock chair

Pondered: the law of unintended consequences of the Supreme Court decision and what it means to REALLY give ones life away

Started: learning more about stamping 

Watched: many lightening storms light up the sky

Hoped: I would hear some words of wisdom that would shift my perspective

Needed: to play catch up with everything 

Smelled: Paddywax natural candles

Wore: a dress with my jeans

Noticed: the intolerant tone against those with differing opinions on fb after Supreme Court decision

Knew: how this story ends

Admired: Rand Paul

Sorted: my thoughts

Bought: my husband some shirts

Got: to spend time in nature enjoying the many wild flowers with Tanya, and my family

Finally:  started taking stock again

Disliked: that an apartment building not far from here was hit by lightening, what the heck?

Felt: excited to take Yusei to Devils Bathtub

Following:  Jen Hatmaker

Snacked: on too much cheese

Wished: for a better routine

Helped: Yusei understand more english
Discovered: we now have neighbors below us

Scripture Reading: Galations 5 :22-23 
But the fruit of the spirit is love, peace, patients, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self control, against such things there is no law.

summer manifesto 2015

I love the idea of a summer manifesto.  I have done them before, but never posted it on my blog, usually I just write it on our chalkboard wall. It is a great way of not letting the summer slip away!  So here we go.

1.  go camping

2.  make 4 different new to us pies

3.  drink homemade lemonade often

4.  get through my summer reading list

5.  spend mornings with tea and reading on

     the balcony

6.  try juicing

7.  go to a drive-in movie

8.  make video recording one second a day

9.  take evening walks

10. take art class

11. print out my 40 + rolls of film

12. practice doodling and drawing

13. visit Tanya in Wyoming

14. watch the sunrise with my family

15. visit the ocean ~ we live in the mid-west

    but I had to add it in hopes of....

16. visit junk store in Belle Fourche

17. just be

18. try something new

19. eat at the local lunch truck

20. visit the farmers market often

21. sit under a tree and read

22. go paddle boarding

23. make homemade pizza

24. wear skirts and dresses often

25. find / enjoy silence

26. revisit my memorization of the beatitudes

27. empty the garage of stuff

28. unplug 

29. get my photo mojo back

30. use my polaroid

31. maybe, just maybe jump from the rock
      that is much higher than my comfort 
32. visit hippie hole

33. go to devils bathtub

34. try to not add anything else to this list
      after I post it