A Simple Woman's Daybook

FOR TODAY ~ Monday 4th June 2012 

Outside my window...the light has intensified all the autumn colours or what's left of them now we have officially entered into winter. It's a wet day today with a grey blanket sky.
Due to the drizzle the greens seem to be so much greener, the red and oranges like they are alight. Grey skies are something that we don't usually have for long periods of time here in Melbourne. The weather usually changes frequently and some days it can change by the hour. The weather however today looks like its settling in for the day.  
I don't have a problem with this now that Mufftypup has been walked. We're drying off and don't have to venture out again thankfully.

I am thinking...I really should make an appointment to see the Doctor. I've been suffering for two weeks now and I don't feel I'm on the road to recovery yet...even though I keep thinking tomorrow I'll be better.
You know what it's like...there always seems to be something more pressing, so you put your appointment on hold. I'll do that tomorrow!

I am thankful...last time I wrote my journal I wrote I was grateful for all my senses. Maybe I shouldn't have mentioned them because within days I lost my sense of smell and taste!

In the kitchen...nothing really. We had a roast chicken yesterday. In fact I roasted two chucks because they were on the small size, so I'm hoping that what's left is still in the fridge...or if my son has been in for a late night snack!

I am wearing...Ugg slippers for cosy toes, black leggings, three layers on my upper body from long sleeved t-shirt to long cabled hoody jumper. The heating's on, so I'm feeling really cosy.
(you can now laugh if you're into your summer ~ this will make up for all the times I've mentioned the beautiful Aussie summer whilst you were in your winter months. Backatch baby ;$)

I am creating...my notelets, cards and other possibilities. I'm not getting on as well as I'd like with having to stop for a rest regularly, but I hope to post my 'giveaway' details later this week, possibly on Wednesday.  
I hope you'll enter to have a chance of receiving a nice pressie in the post! ;D

I am going...
no-where today or in the near future unless I get to improve soon. I have our book club tomorrow night, but I think I may have to leave the girls to it as I'd hate to pass this 'chesticllitus' to them.

I am wondering...where this blogging journey might lead....so far it's been unbelievable, with 99 countries peeking into my space, over 3,000 hits a month (mind blowing) and I've meet some wonderful new friends.
I'm reading...as I mentioned it's the book club meeting tomorrow night, so we will be reviewing 'Mr Wroe's Virgins' by Jane Rogers. Therefore I'm ready for a new book. I must admit Mr Wroe was a struggle, but that might have been something to do with my frame of mind and not the book.
It'll be interesting to see the other girl's reactions. I feel I need a good light-hearted read next. 
Any suggestions anyone?

I am hoping...that I can set up my Etsy shop soon and have my art launched out in the big scary world. If I manage to sell anything I hope they go to good homes ;D

I am looking forward to...last time I wrote my journal I mentioned that we were waiting for news of a new baby's arrival...well little Martha Frances arrived! She's the cutest little toot with lots of black hair. 
She's a very lucky little girl because both her Mum and Dad are going to make perfect parents. Welcome into the world little angel.

Around the house...GERMS! So sit well back from the screen!
A favourite quote for today... What she was finding also was how one book led to another, doors kept opening wherever she turned and the days weren't long enough for the reading she wanted to do 
 - Alan Bennett
One of my favourite things...having my family send photos through even at 3am (yep even 3am doesn't bother me) I just love to see them at any time. My sisters MiL had her 90th birthday on the 1st June and this weekend is a long weekend due to the Jubilee celebrations, so perfect for people to get together. All my family celebrated the arrival of the new baby with the 90th birthday! Quite a wide span of ages :D
A few plans for the rest of the week: Work, rest and play but not necessarily in that order : D
A peek into my day... photo taken on my walk in the rain this morning

 So that's it for this week; I hope you enjoyed your visit. Don't forget to pop over to The Simple Womans Daybook and check out the other day book entries
Have fun : D