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Thursday, September 8, 2011

I got this idea from Nancy Doren's blog:

Today I went to the bank, post office, Target, and to a friend's apartment to borrow a book.
Today I hoped to get everything on my "list of things to do today" checked off. Blogging is last on this list - so mission almost accomplished!
Today I dreamed of Fox's Halloween birthday party and all the things I want to do for it and how I'm going to make it come to pass.
Today I forgot to take the sunglasses that were sitting on top of my purse out before grabbing my purse so they fell behind the dryer and I had to move a bunch of stuff to retrieve them.
Today I heard a new single by Bush (Sound of Winter) which I totally dig. And I'm not really a Bush fan per-say except a few of their songs like Machine Head, Glycerine, Come Down, and that's about all I know. Perhaps I'll be their newest fan.
Today I read the intro to The Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom: "The Hiding Place is a book you will not be able to put down... only when you have turned the last page will you realize that you have read more than a spellbinding adventure. You hold in your hand a book which will change your life forever!" I'm very intrigued and hope it lives up to its promise!
Today I watched Fox have a tantrum. And now you can watch it too :)

Today I broke the mirror hanging in my closet. 7 years of bad luck for me?!?
Today I said LYB! (love you bye)
Today I believed that miracles can and really do happen.
Today I felt optimistic, tired, excited, blessed, happy, loved.
Today I wondered what should I do while Chris is in Mexico for a few days in October? Drive to Utah? Play in Vegas? Stay home?
Today I bought Fox a really cool wooden activity cube. Hopefully he'll love to play with it as much as I love to look at it.
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Today I cleaned the stove. And I vacuumed. Cuz Joey is shedding his summer coat and there's hair e'rywhere.
Today I was me.

11 comments

  1. Loved "The Hiding Place." It's very inspiring and I still think about it years later (I think I read it in high school). I often realize I need an attitude adjustment because of that book.

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  2. Poor Fox....why was he mad, he is so sweet....lol..nothing like mama videoing him while he is trying to make his point...oh my! lol

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  3. Oh my goodness - he is so cute having his tantrum!!! From personal experience the tantrums turn less cute - heehee.

    I loved the Hiding Place and have read it many many times. And because of your post I am going to get it out of the library again (my copy is back at home with my parents) to read it once more. It is a really good inspirational read. And it meant even more to me since I have a sister - and since you do too I bet it might touch you that way as well.

    Come back and let us know if you liked it or not!

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  4. OHHH! How cute is little Fox having a tantrum!!! SOOOO cute:) Well...I feel bad he was sad...but I just want to pick him up and hug him!!!

    Great book--hope you do a review of it!!!

    Great list of things that you have completed! I need to write mine out (maybe for a LO!!!). Maybe I shouldn't....then I would see what I didn't get done! LOL!

    I always love visiting here!! TFS:)

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  5. i LOVE the hiding place!!! you will love it too i think :) I want to read the book thief next!

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  6. Love your list, Paige! I read parts of the Hiding Place when I was a teenager and it was very moving.

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  7. His little tantrum is soo fake! It's hilarious! You can see him look to you to see if he is getting what he wants or not. Silly guy!

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  8. I watched the video like 3 times! I'm sorry he's sad, but it IS really cute! I like your list and the cool toy.

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  9. Fun post! Minus the tantrums. lol Gotta love that part of childhood. And The Hiding Place is a really, really great book. I read it as a teen and still remember parts!

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  10. Aww.. he is adorable, tantrum and all!

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