Monday, May 04, 2009

Simple Woman's Daybook: 4th May

Outside My Window ... damp washing hanging on the line, where it has been getting damper in drizzly rain while we were out.

I am thinking ... we should have known better than to hang out washing on a Bank Holiday Monday!

From the learning rooms ... 94% for Star on her last SATS practice test for maths, giving her Level 5A, the top grade possible for that test. Maths and art are definitely her strengths - science and English not so good.

I am thankful for ... hot baths and hot chocolate on a cold day.

From the kitchen ... jacket potatoes and cauliflower cheese for dinner.

I am wearing ... black jeans, grey sweater, silver pendant necklace, hand knitted socks, crocs. Back to winter clothes after a week of linen trousers and t-shirts. (Which is an exact repeat of what I wrote last week!)

I am creating ... socks again.

I am going ... nowhere. We spent the afternoon in town at the annual May Fayre, and now I'm planning to stay in the warm for the rest of the day.

I am reading ... Yiddish Civilisation: the Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation by Paul Kriwaczek and The Planets by Dava Sobel. (Another repeat from last week. Am I stuck in a time warp?)

I am hoping ... the spring weather comes back quickly. (Yes, that was last week's again. Definitely a time warp.)

I am hearing ... Cherub watching Peppa Pig; Star and her friend using the computer.

Around the house ... clothes. Why do they get everywhere? Is this just a girl thing?

One of my favorite things ... my washing machine. It takes a 7kg (15lb) load, which is nearly 50% more than my last machine and means I no longer have to run two loads every day.

A Few Plans For The Rest Of The Week ... getting back to the gym after too long a break; first orthodontist's appointment for Star; more kitchen decluttering.

A Picture Thought I Am Sharing ... I'm thinking of knitting another of these little cardigans for Cherub

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katherine said...

I love the little cardigan. It's beautiful.

OK, what are jacket potatoes? :)

The Bookworm said...

Thanks, Katherine. Jacket potatoes are potatoes baked in their skins

Golden Years Gal said...

Love the sweater. What pattern is that?

katherine said...

Oh, baked potatoes. ;)