Sunday, June 15, 2008

Back in the Saddle

I've not been posting this past week because I was out of the country. I didn't want to announce that we were going to go to Malaysia for church camp, just in case somebody might be watching (I'm paranoid, right?). But that's where I was: Port Dickson, Malaysia for a week-long church camp. Our speaker was Dr. Richard Blackaby, and I had a nice chat with him Tuesday night before he spoke. Nice guy, great speaker.
As soon as he was done speaking that night, I was stricken with Montezuma's Revenge, and that was the last time I heard him speak. Spent the next 3 days mostly in bed. Grrreat.

I'd like to say I had a nice time, but that would be pushing it. In any case, it was great to get back home and sleep in my own bed. All of our pets survived our absence without incident. And now I'm ready to start our summer activities.

Here's the list:
My daughter and I both want to learn to play new songs this summer; her on the piano, me on the guitar.

We will be reading the Seven Habits book for teenagers together, as well as trying to implement those habits.

I'm going to be giving her some more instruction in the kitchen.

With the purchase of my new quadline roller skates (Yahoo!!) I will be skating at least three times a week.

I will be making a sketch every day - just for practice and to prime the pump.

We (both my daughter and I) will be making more time for devotional activities. Not sure how that will work out yet.

I will be blogging more consistently.

I will be working on my art more consistently.

Pretty ambitious, no? It's all a ploy to keep us from wasting time watching movies or playing video games. And to keep us doing things together.

Bring on the summer!

1 comment:

Mrs. Mel said...

I am so glad you are back too! And I believe a list like that will actually work to produce the desired results.
A schedule is a good thing. One can get things done and check them off and feel good about the day.