We are five days into 2014 ... I have accomplished only the two smallest things on my list of four that I wanted to complete before my babysitting charge returns tomorrow from his Christmas / New Year break. He will, again, be on vacation with his Grammy later this month. Maybe I will get to cross off another task at that time. Will our family's world end or will our family suffer great loss if I don't get these two things accomplished? No, they are just some organizing chores I wanted to tackle. Doing them brings a better sense of organization to my world. Organization is not important to Mr.B and the children. In all my efforts I can not conceive why they would not be as
obsessive enthusiastic as I am about organization. I've surmised that they don't have to be organized because they have me to efficiently manage the home and all the details that encompasses. I shudder to imagine what our home would be like if I didn't live here. Actually, since I visited Mr.B's apartment two times prior to our marriage, I have an idea (shudder) ... and that's all I'll say.
So, what did I accomplish? I tossed a huge stack of Christmas catalogues (I remember when Sears & Roebuck and J.C. Penny were the only catalogues we received) and ...
... have been very happy to receive a few seed / gardening catalogues in the mail. I'll need to begin my garden planning in a few weeks. I will collect / save these until summer ends.
I also crocheted an infinity scarf! My dear sister, Mrs.A crocheted a gorgeous plum one for me for Christmas and I LOVE it. I was so inspired by her gift, I attempted to make one. I've been told that infinity scarves are a very popular fashion accessory this season for city folks. It has been months and months since I've crocheted and I am so glad I took the time to indulge in this project.
I've perused many blogs that have shared excitement about putting 2013 behind and embarking on 2014. I am so very thankful that although 2013 was not a bed of thornless roses for our family, we did not suffer any great losses or tragedies as others have. I sincerely pray that those who are praying for a better 2014 are abundantly blessed with answered prayers.