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Been Thinkin....

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This week I've been non-stop running, which is odd, since I didn't really have any plans. I've finally got my BIG PROJECT sooo close to being finished, I literally have to cut out a few posters (animals on posterboard), throw the scraps in the recycle box...and I'm DONE!
This project has taken me at least 40+ hours to complete, and in snippets of an hour here, an hour there...it seems like it's been FOR-EV-ER since I've had a normal time to relax! I'm happily awaiting that 2-3 hour naptime today, let me tell you!
In the spare slots of time, I've been:
  • Thinking about Maine and the beautiful Northeast in the autumn, and how I really wish Stefan and I could set a date, and go. To be continued next year...
  • Running all over town to get this, that, and the other from Staples, Sam's Club, Dollar Tree, and the like for my HUGE PROJECT. (Weee! Done!)
  • Remembering school has started, so we need to play at Trago one more time before summer is over.
  • Wishing I could have a craft day with all my girl-besties.
  • Jotting down notes/drawings for future art I'd like to make. I'm excited to whisper sweet nothings to my sewing machine again once this Project is out of sight-out of mind!
  • Reading Home, by Marilynne Robinson (author of Pulitzer-prize winner, Gilead). So far, so good.
  • Pining over the movie Eat, Pray, Love, and I haven't even read the book yet!
  • Printing out Lukka's preschool curriculum we're to follow, and scored some Montessori sandpaper letters AND the Leapfrog DVD: Letter Factory, to help, at Sam's Club!
  • Doing the shred (ouch) everyday along with my regular cycling.

What are your plans for the rest of the summer?

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