Friday, October 24, 2014

Random 5 on Friday: Catching Up and Reducing

The Pebble Pond

Here's a quick Random 5 on Friday post, and then I need to get back to work - I have baking and some chores I need to get done before running errands this afternoon.
  1. Thought I was staying on top of grading the kids' schoolwork, but I've still got a fair-sized stack of math to go through. This weekend's project is to make sure I'm completely caught up.
  2. My pet peeve of the week: people adding their link to a link-up but it has NOTHING to do with the theme of the link-up. Hello?! Do you even look at the anchor post?! I'm sure no one reading this would ever do that, but there are people out there that do and it bugs me. Thanks for letting me vent. :-)
  3. Six big bags of clothes and bedding left my house this week - donated to Purple Heart. A little bit more progress in our efforts to reduce our stuff this year. And speaking of reducing... I'm finally trying to get more serious about some personal reducing. I need to lose weight, and I need to quit procrastinating. I've been making a few small changes that have already helped me, and I am committed to continuing. Some things are harder to change than others, so I expect there to be some difficult days when I am just not feeling it.
  4. It was too cloudy to see any of the partial solar eclipse yesterday. But we didn't have welding masks or anything like that anyway, so maybe it's just as well that we watched the live streaming from a couple of conservatories instead. I like lunar eclipses better - no special viewing equipment needed. :-) 
  5. Finally did some catching up and blogged about some of the books I finished reading recently. Check out my book blog, Just A Second, if you want to see what they are. 
Not an eclipse - just the moon.
The stack of stuff donated this week!

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elizabeth said...

Kym, I remember visiting my grandmother's house in Maine, we live in Oregon, when I was six and viewing the eclipse there through a shoe box type thing we had rigged up.

Laura Lane said...

HI Kym, Thanks for "talking back" at Harvest Lane Cottage today. I replied on my blog, but here's what I said,
"Yes, Kym. I do hope she sees it. That's the trouble with anonymous or no-reply comments. Do you know that you are set as a no-reply commentor?

Blessings to you from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,

Laura Lane
Harvest Lane Cottage"

Blessings to you from our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ,

Laura Lane
Harvest Lane Cottage

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