Thursday, March 22, 2012

New books and a New Project...

I love to read and I have recently acquired some new books from my local book store and from the book fair we had last week at school where I teach. I can't wait to read them.
I am currently reading two books. Dragonfly In Amber is the second book in a series by Diana Gabaldon. I read the first book, Outlander, back in February. This one is just as good and it's borrowed from the library. Gotta love the library...
I Still Believe is the story of Jeremy Camp. He is a Christian singer/artist and this book tells his life story. I love his music. My friend Penny let me borrow it and it has been very interesting so far. God has really used Jeremy's life in a remarkable way. 
I love finding new crochet patterns. Sometimes, instead of printing them out I write them down on a scrap piece of paper. This is a pattern I found on Lion Brand for a wash cloth.
I am working on a new project...

And, we are finally using a crochet wash cloth for the dishes. Well, I should say the kids are... So far it's been hard for them to get use to because they have only used a sponge with a scrubby side up until now.
Now for a little "mom bragging".  My son, who is a high school junior, runs for the varsity track team. In yesterdays track meet he ran the 800 meter in 2 minutes 5 seconds, coming in first place and creating a new personal best for himself. My daughter, who is a high school freshman, is on the pole vault team and will be at her very first track meet next thursday.  So proud of my kids... 



  1. I LOVED reading this post tonight- -love the books, love the crochet, love the "proud momma" chat!! Your blog inspires me- -I must get better at mine! And boy, that's a lot of books-- you better get busy reading. . . :)

  2. Lovely blog post! Thanks for that handwritten crochet pattern for a dishcloth! Your handwriting is very much like mine, when I was younger!

  3. Well done to your children - its such a proud moment when they achieve. Lily. xxx

  4. It sounds like you've been busy! Congratulations to your kids- you should be proud! Thanks for the books suggestions, and I can't wait to see what fabulous-ness that grey yarn becomes. The ruffles are beautiful!

  5. Your children sound very sporty, well done them! I love the Outlander series of books, and read them a few years ago, never heard of Jeremy Camp, so will go and look him up now x

  6. You have done such a lovely blog post with all the random thoughts and the things you have shared with us. Nice crochet and inetersting books!


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