Monthly Archives: January 2010

21. 22. 23. Ok, and 24. 25.

I forgot I gave some cookies away on day 21.  How is that for mindful giving.  Sigh.On day 22 I propagated all kinds of trouble, I am afraid.  I inadvertently made all kinds of people feel bad about things, including … Continue reading

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Day 19. 20. Still working on day 21.

On day 19 I gave money to my Quito girls.  For 5 or 6 years we have sponsored a couple girls in Ecuador through Children International, and so I gave them an extra contribution for education.  Children International does do … Continue reading

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Day 18, a new day

Day 18 –  I am mailing a birthday present to one friend, who needs a present right now.  I am mailing a birthday present for Sophie (gosh I hope I heard right that it was her birthday…) and some little … Continue reading

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14.15.16.

I said earlier that day 8 was the hard day.  Day 16?  Twice as hard.On day 14 I took my mother in law to a musical.  I let her buy me dinner, and I bought her coffee.  We kind of … Continue reading

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Day 12. A Big Trip.

Earlier this year I won a gift.  It was a really good gift.  If you are flexible.  If you plan ahead.  But I am not, always, and I didn’t.So today I had to sigh deeply and “downgrade” my 2 round … Continue reading

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Day 11. Cookies for the Troops.

This year, Grace wants to sell 650 boxes of Girl Scout Cookies.  That is a lot.  We aren’t really making very good progress, either, because our neighborhood is pretty hard to sell to.  Today, we gave 10 boxes of cookies … Continue reading

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Day 10. An Awakening.

Today, we were super busy with fun.We got hair cuts.  We washed the car.  We ate – we actually ALL ate – Indian food for lunch.  Grace went back 4 times to the buffet.  Andra said “this is good”.  Then … Continue reading

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