unraveled wednesday |6.12.19…

Chris has a busy week:

  • Monday: celebrating his 5th birthday. One only turns five once! I think 5 year-olds are pretty neat people: they know just enough to be independent and still adorable little people.
  • Tuesday: PreK graduation.  My sister – his great grandmother – bought him the cap + gown (worn after the ceremony) and the label on top of his mortar board! The ceremony was at 8:30 am! ~ which meant I had to get up and arrive at his home by 7:45 am! After all the excitement, we went to iHop for brunch. When I arrived home, I took a nap!
  • Saturday : Birthday celebration at a Lego Playland.

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I have finished the 3rd color of the log cabin squares and planning pink for the next.  The books are three new-to-me this week; the Stacey Abrams title – from my friend Margaret, taking a detour with me – is on its way to Kayla.  Both the Debbie Macomber Be A Blessing and the 100-Day Goal are journals.  Debbie – a prolific author and knitter – is also a journaler and this book is bright, colorful, cheerful, inviting. I may pass it on to Kayla, too. The bella Grace magazine features an article: Cultivating Quiet by Michelle GD; she is featuring a companion free course this summer on her blog .

We’re having another rare day in June; I think I’ll take a walk to the neighborhood coffee shop – then return for a bit of stitching. Joining Kat and friends for another Unraveled Wednesday.

Cheers~

 

 

 

13 thoughts on “unraveled wednesday |6.12.19…

  1. There is so much awesome here! First, how is Chris 5 already?! What a handsome young man he is! Thank you for the heads up on the article by Michelle – I will look for the magazine! I love her idea of Cultivating Quiet – it is a rare and wonderful thing! I love your squares too!

    We need to plan a time to catch up! XO

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  2. sigh. I see Stacey Abrams on that cover and can’t help but wonder what could’ve been … but then I see the hope in little Chris (and the love and support you and the rest of your family provided) – and YES – let’s catch up soon.

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  3. You’ve had quite a week of celebrations, and five-year-olds are definitely worth celebrating! Loving your log cabin squares and colors!

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  4. Chris couldn’t be any cuter! He looks so handsome in those glasses. I’ll be curious to know what you think about Stacy’s book. I just finished Mayor Pete’s memoir, and have to admit I was quite impressed in the end. It was slow to start, but most of it was very interesting. I’m a huge fan of Michelle GD’s, and will look for this issue. Enjoy the gorgeous weather!

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  5. He is just adorable. Oh I love kindergarteners! We had rain all day. I was so tired Honore. I went to a doc appointment and grocery shopped . I was home by 3 and went straight to bed for an hour ..with Fezzik. I am still hoarse and my doc said my throat was very red. Odd because I have No pain. Antibiotics for me.

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  6. Oh, Honoré! That sweet little face under that mini-graduation cap. What a precious little boy! (And you’re so right — 5-year-olds are Just Right!) XO

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  7. Five year olds are lots of fun. I wonder how many graduations and birthdays he will be celebrating together in the coming years. He is a handsome guy. He is going to love kindergarten and his teacher is going to love him. I can see why you came home and took a nap. I am a bit envious that you can walk to a neighborhood coffee shop. Enjoy these rare June days.

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  8. Oh my goodness, what a very sweet photo! Just five, and with a mortarboard already? This will make a lovely ‘Now and Then’ scrapbook page, Honoré, when he graduates from college :). Many congratulations to you all for nurturing him. You have very intriguing titles as usual … but I am trying not to buy any more books at present!

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  9. Oh what a precious little boy! Yes, 5 is a great age…they’re so much fun, and quite wise.
    I’m leaving this note a month later than you posted…hope you’re continuing to enjoy the quiet bits on Fridays. xo

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