Outside my window...
We are now into the end of the first week of August. I have no idea where the time goes. I would like to report that I am busy, busy, busy, and getting lots done. But that wouldn't be true. The weather here in Kansas has cooled a bit. It is only 88* right now. Clear blue skies but I understand it will cloud up later. And barely a breeze. My kind of summer day.
I am pondering exactly what it will take to get me motivated again. Any suggestions? I'm game to hear all you have.
Still watching Big Brother. But I don't seem to have my heart in it this summer. It has been pretty clear to me from the very first week that CBS has chosen Tyler to be this year's winner. And I have simply lost interest. Lots of bullying inside that house too. And on the Internet about the show. And how about the news about Julie's husband??
Reading... I'm still reading The Woman In the Window by A.J. Finn. Not making much progress there either. You might start to notice a common theme here. I have been reading and learning about essential oils. And the Bible Study Seamless by Angie Smith. So there's that.
Listening....I'm listening to Justice Redeemed by Scott Pratt. It is the first of a trilogy of books about a lawyer. So far, so good.
Creating...My creative outlet is still my bullet journal. And I have been keeping notes on the Bible study and have been making them a bit creative as well.
Learning...It has been interesting to see how all of the Bible fits together. It certainly does not go in chronological order. And to study the lineage of the people is fascinating too.
Planning....My plans, now that I am living alone, aren't made ahead of time. They follow more of a day to day basis. Sometimes even hour to hour. How do you plan?
Drinking....Still drinking lots and lots of water. Occasionally I will have a pop (coke, soda,what are they called where you live?)
What's in the kitchen...Recently I was offered a free week with Blue Apron. So I took them up on the offer. I got my first two meals for the week delivered, on the front porch, on a Thursday in mid-July. The first meal was Seared Chicken in Coconut-Peach Broth with Bok Choy and Jasmine Rice. I had never tried Bok Choy before. This meal was delicious. It makes enough for two. So I had one for dinner two nights in a row. Next meal was Beef and Mushroom Burgers with Roasted Onion and Marinated Cabbage. This was good too. And again....lasted for two meals. Have you tried any of these delivered meals?? I have now tried another week (at an introductory cost of $26) Still a pretty good price for 4 meals. I will let you know how it goes. I think these are pretty good options for a single person who doesn't mind trying new things.
A quote to share...
On July 21 it was 4 years since Richard died
A final thought...It's been awhile since I have written anything here. And I have not been very loyal at following my friends' blogs. I usually slow down in the summer but I was reminded by a favorite family member that I may have slowed down a bit too much this summer. I will try to be better at posting regularly. Wouldn't want my family not to know what's going on, now would I??