:: quiet ::
Today, in spite of kicking off a week long journey of just me and the kiddos, I enjoyed some silence. It has been a peaceful day - for the most part. Only a little bit of yelling - something about my girls - sometimes I think they can only hear me if I am yelling - kind of like a dog whistle, but loud.
The rain fell steadily throughout the day - rain just gives me permission to keep my sweats on, flick on a lamp or two, burn a candle, clean the kitchen and read and spin. So that is what I did today. Not very exciting, but nice. (what I have not been doing is knitting...that can't be healthy...)
Which leads to what I read - I have drank the kool-aid:
Apples for Jam by Tessa Kiros
I wasn't able to locate Apples for Jam in person to help me decide if I needed it. I'm glad I took a leap of faith - this book is delightful. It could be the day tipping the scale a bit - it's a comfort food day - this book is filled with comfort food. Seriously, little half moon "cheese pies". And it is organized by color - in the kick-off month of Project Spectrum. My inner girl-self is drawn to pretty - this is it. I felt like Ms. Kiros was standing in my kitchen with her hand on her hip talking to me, that's just how the book reads. Sweet.
Then because I had some time to spend with Tivo, I spun some Hello Yarn - what a treat...and I watched a new-to-me TNT series Trust Me - because Erick McCormick and Tom Cavanaugh are kind of cute.