Friday, August 14, 2009

Friday Felicities :: August 14

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Things that are making me happy this week ...
  • the county fair
  • the flexibility of homeschooling
  • my diet coke :)
  • blog posts that may not seem out of the ordinary to some, but totally encourage me
  • Friday night pizza and movie nights ... I know I say this every week but it is so simple and we ALL look forward to just hanging together. Tonight's feature film presentation: Mary Poppins! (Sometimes I feel sorry for T with all these girls. :) Last week, we let him pick and watch what the girls call "the Daddy movie" ... points to anyone that can guess what Disney flick that might be!)
  • notes that N1 leaves me everywhere .... they usually say something like "Mom I love you and I lick [like] you and your pretty" and "when can we go to the zoo?"
  • gmail chats with the niece
  • a God that is there and present and knows my frustrations ... helping me along sometimes when I don't even know why I am frustrated
  • videos my husband makes of our girls ... this is a music video he put together of our night at the fair. Enjoy and enjoy your Friday!

Williamson County Fair 2009 from Travis Shepherd on Vimeo.

8 comments:

  1. Hmmm. . . I'll guess "Cars" as the daddy movie.

    Thanks for sharing all this--it encouraged me, too.

    Have a great weekend!

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  2. I hope I'm wrong - my Hubby and my Daddy love Old Yeller. What is with this movie? The dog has rabies!!!!!!!! Please, Travis, pick a better movie :)

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  3. You have me looking forward to the fair and missing homeschooling. Oh, well. We're planning on only being here a year and then it's back to homeschooling for us, too!

    Happy Weekend!

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  4. Loved the video!! Friday nights are pizza and video here, too. We've been watching The Lone Ranger (original black & white tv series!!) on Hulu. Ah, the differences between boys and girls. Hi, Ho, Silver! Away!!

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  5. ohhh you just reminded me... I have Diet Coke all nice and cold in the fridge, yay!

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  6. Great list :) Love you!

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  7. I have no idea what the "Daddy" movie might be..."The Shaggy Dog" maybe???

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  8. We do Little Caesar's pizza and a movie nearly every Friday night. I don't love to cook, and by Friday, everyone is worn down. We look forward to it too. Mary Poppins is a great flick. Have to say, as the children have grown (11 and 13), it's nice to break out of the animated films for a bit. Those old Disney movies, like Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, MP, and Swiss Family Robinson are fun.

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