To Do…

It’s a busy week for us.  Jack turned 9 yesterday.  Victoria turned 14 today.  Victoria has surgery tomorrow (she has a mass on her jaw that doctors need to investigate and remove).  Alex turns 5 the next day (yes, 3 of our 5 kids have birthdays the same week!).  The next day, we leave for Minneapolis and the next day we are taking part in a historic presentation (Daryl will be teaching folks how to use the telegraph!).  The next day, we’re bringing a wonderful friend of Victoria’s back home to stay with us for a week.

I’m trying not to think too much about all the things I have to do!

But in the meantime, I’m making up a to-do list of the fun stuff to be sure to accomplish in the next week or two besides the birthday fun and family adventures.

I want to try to…

  • Go hiking
  • Go bike riding
  • Have some messy fun
  • Try out our new water wall outside
  • Set up a bathtub water wall inside
  • Make lots of healthy treats
  • Do more art
  • Read oodles of books to the little kids and the big ones
  • Spend more time in nature
  • Lie in the sun
  • Have a picnic for lunch (even in the back yard)
  • Play with the dog
  • Play in the dirt (I mean garden)

We’ll see how much we get to.  But I’ll be happy if we just find some time to have a little extra fun. 

What’s on your to-do list for fun next week?



Filed under To do

3 responses to “To Do…

  1. mary

    do hope Victoria keeps well x

  2. I love your philosophy and share it!
    I have a new book coming out, The Book of New Family Traditions, and I’d love to send you a copy, to keep or give away.
    You can find out more at my website,, or

  3. katherinemariephotography

    So much going on!! My love and prayers to you all… Espically with the surgery!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s