Tuesday, January 01, 2008

The first day of a spectacular new year!

Here's where the pastor and I were until 7:45 pm...

note I said, "pm" and not "am".

I brought in the first day of the new year exactly where I wanted to be, right here all day ~ in my very favorite place to be.

The boys did their own thing all day, Jordan sleeping and Dustin working - and Savanna spent the day reading and lounging around doing her webkins, and movies, and books and finally at almost 8 pm, Larry says, "let's get up and go out somewhere before the day officially ends..."

So we headed out with Savanna to spend a little time together and ended up spending some of our Christmas money at Target where I got some more things at 75% off for my new tree that I got. So excited! I basically have everything for my new tree at next to nothing. I'm going to guesstimate that the tree and the decorations have cost me about $20 total...no kidding! I'm almost depressed to have to pack it up and not set it up this year, but it gives me something new to look forward to for next year's Christmas.

We stopped for a snack, and then Larry whispered in my ear...let's go back home to bed.

It's the first day back to regular working schedule tomorrow at the office, so I'm enjoying every last moment of our time. I know I said I'd blog goals today but I decided to put it aside one more day and savor the time with Teeby. Good choice.

p.s. just have to come back and add this little postscript that a few minutes ago Lar and I got ready for bed and were laying here and Jordan knocked on our bedroom door and said, "hey Mom, a friend just stopped by and wants to meet you guys..." and my kids seem to think nothing strange about this that they are standing there outside our door with a friend so I said, "sure, bring 'em in..." and before we know it, Dustin, Jordan, Stephen, and one of their other friends, "Tufts", is standing in our room talking to us. I said, 'come on in, we're just one big happy family here..." By the way, Bobby is back and came to our party last night. I said, "how was California?" he said, "Terrible! There was no Shrodes family there!" So good to have him home... our house is somewhat grand central station and I enjoy it so much though I do need breaks from it at times.

1 comment:

Deborah said...

Happy New year from South Africa. Have missed my morning tea with your blog as company. love always me