December 14, 2012

Santa grid

Time // 12:30 p.m.
Place // on break at work
Eating // a cheese ball and crackers, cupcake, random other snacks that patients have brought us, chicken parmesan for lunch provided by a drug rep
Drinking // water
Watching // carolers pass through the clinic and getting that warm fuzzy feeling
Reading // The Passage by Justin Cronin for book club; still in the middle of Moby-Dick too
Wanting // a color printer at home
Thinking // about all the goals and plans I want to make for the new year
Creating // December daily pages
Hoping // that Meredith starts sleeping later in the mornings instead of waking up with me at 4:30
Needing // to finish Christmas shopping, more quick weeknight meal ideas
Anticipating // hosting Christmas at our house, a fresh paper planner for 2013


It’s been a very normal, very good week at our house. Early mornings, decent work days, family dinner every night (I don’t think this has ever happened and I am so proud and excited to make it a habit), some Christmas shenanigans, early bedtimes, and lots of sleep.

This weekend I’m going shopping with my dad (an annual tradition since I was 13 years old), visiting my uncle, attending a work party and book club, and hopefully fitting in some down time.


My sincerest thoughts and prayers are with the families involved in the school shooting in Connecticut. But this is the kind of thing that I absolutely cannot allow myself to think about because I will lose my cool and become controlled by anxiety. Looking forward to the day when there will be no more crying or pain or sin or death.

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Comments on Currently

  1. 1

    From Ti @ A Cup of Ti:

    Ah, yes, nothing quite like fresh paper-products. I love new calendars, new address books, etc. Beautiful nod to Friday’s tragic event.

  2. 2

    From kapachino:

    I’ve been a digital planner for the past couple years but I got a new planner to help me with blog stuff and meal planning. I hope it helps me! I know I’m excited about it. :)

  3. 3

    From Nora:

    I love getting a new planner each year. One of my favorite things EVER.

    Suggestion for dinners/recipes: All Recipes app. I love it. They have a “dinner spinner” feature where you can say what ingredients you have/want to use and it comes up with recommendations, plus you can search freely and/or sort through certain categories. It’s one of those apps that I can’t live without and has given me some of my fav recipes.

    Hope you had a great weekend :)

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