The now abandoned train bridge of Kaaiman's River outside Wildernis
I am trying to get a lot of my old blog buddies back into blogging...so I am doing a similar blog post to Julia. Thank you, my friend for inspiration. Lets hope our other friends follow suit. Reading: I completed "Orphan train" by Christina Baker Kline in three days. Then I started on "The little coffee shop of Kabul." by Deborah Rodriguez. I am loving it...but I haven't had much time to read lately. We have had Pentecost services and by the time I get home I am tired and cold...so I just go to bed.
Listening to: In my car I have the Matt Redman - 10000 reasons on repeat...at home while in my scrapping studio...I listen to Katie Melua's Piece by Piece, Amy Grant's Time Again and Nianell's Who painted the moon.
Laughing at: We laugh a lot at Stefan's antics and the things our little ones say. Nothing that happens in their homes are seen as private...everything is blurted out...to our amusement and their parents' embarrassment.
Swooning over: The new Teresa Collins Cut and emboss machine...If only it was available in South Africa.
Planning: A trip to Cape Town. K and I have been approached by a group of interested parties (including the ACVV, Salvation Army and various churches) that want to start a setup similar to the Mission we started 16 years ago. They want our help and that excites me no end as I believe that every city should have a safe haven for those in need.
Eating lots of: Steamy stews, curries and soups. I am also eating lots of nartjies and oranges. (so thankful that B's boyfriend is from Patensie)
Feeling: Despite all the drama at the Mission...I feel peaceful...I know that God is in control.
Discovering: That after being very rigid about living in the house we have called home for the past 26 years...I am excited about the prospect of a relocation that could involve a stunning view and a new dream home. Shhh...we don't want our children to know about our plans yet.
Looking at: Lots and lots of ideas of dream houses that has mostly glass walls and loads of natural light.
Wearing: It is so cold...that I am wearing layers and layers. My new leather Bronx boots.
Knee high...and I splurged on a pair in black and a pair in brown.
When I undress at night I feel like an onion ;-) Let's not even talk about going clothes shopping. I simply hate it when I have shed the layers just to find that what I am fitting isn't the right fit....grrrr...hence my fobia of clothes shopping.
Cooking: Dinner tonight is already simmering in my slow cooker. Curry made with soft beef shin, potato's and carrots. Do try Woolies Cape Malay curry herbs and spices...yummy.
Wondering: How on earth I am going to make B understand that Stefan needs to be in some sort of routine. I need quiet in the evenings before bedtime...and that is near impossible with Stefan that seem to need less sleep than I do. B just rolls her eyes and I hate nagging.
Trying out: The only thing I am trying at the moment is to procrastinate less. Here it is nearly 11:45 in the morning on an "off" day, and I am yet to put my hand to anything creative...go figure.