Things I'm Thankful for this week:
This was the first Columbus Day in my life that I was off work. It couldnt have been a more beautiful day too. Ricky even took off & we just really enjoyed the day going out for breakfast & getting some errands ran. There's just a slower pace in stores during weekday mornings. I'm jealous of everyone who gets to live in this speed.
I'm so super impressed with Ernie & his ability to take on these challenges. I totally thought the teeter totter was going to freak him out. Nope - he just randomly runs across it for fun now. No fear at all. He has the best time too - you can see it in his face. Do dogs smile? I believe they do.
|This is the after effects of Agility night... a Sleepy Ernie!!|
That tongue y'all!!!!
I am just a sucker for thunder & lightning... so when it happens in fall, I love to sit back & watch them move through - bringing in that cool air with it. The sound of all the rain just lulled me to bed this week.
I've been on the hunt for some cute girly looking baseball caps... & when I saw this one at Hobby Lobby - I knew it was a must have for me.
I got this little string of lights from Target for $6.99 & draped it across my desk at work. Love bringing a little SPARK into the day - a little light - a little happiness. It had come with some clear, speckled clothes pins & they were cute, but I have a wooden sign I got from Hobby Lobby that I have on the side of my desk....
so to keep it matching, I got some wooden clothespins to hang my pictures with.
I love having faces of the ones I love right in front of me now at work.
I also love having some scripture that I letter there as well - some days, I'm just on repeat with those scriptures. Be near Lord!
New Starbucks Drink
I was coming back from my lunch with Ricky on Wednesday & it was so chilly. That bone kind of chilly - where its been raining & damp & the temps were in the 50's. I wanted something warm to drink & didnt want usual plain coffee - also not a fan of pumpkin spice latte, so looked through the rest of their drinks. I decided to try a cocoa cloud macchiato.... I have to say, I was pleasantly surprised. Which I'm even more glad about since a Tall cost me nearly $5.00 - OUCH. It better be yummy with that.
My momma's furnace was out & with the beginning of cold weather, we had to get it fixed quick. She had called a repairman & he gave a price & OUCH. The part alone was super high. Well, Praise the Lord - my hubby works at an heating & AC supply warehouse. He was able to get that same part for more than HALF of what the repairman was charging. That helped my momma's pocket!
I haven't gone a 5k in forever. & I'm so out of shape now, its RIDICULOUS ... RIIIDDDIIICUULOUUUSS!!! It's actually shocking how out of shape I am now compared to the days where I always had a half marathon in front of me. Guess that's what your life crumbling around you will do to you. But I'm trying to CAST MY HOPE INTO THE FUTURE... & with that, I've got plans to do more races. Get back in shape.. so you start small. & last week, I started over with a new training plan I created. One that is the most humble of training plans... but it'll work for me. & i started with a few days of 2 mile walks & some weight training & weekend 1 on Saturday - a 5k. I did it. It was tough, it felt foreign to this body who could easily do 5-6 miles a weekend... but its a start. Glad for new starts. Over & over.
I can finally get my car in the garage! FINALLLLLLLYYYY!!!! Just in time for winter & cold air! No more scrapping my windows, thankyouverymuch
What are you thankful for this week?