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Heading into 2013

It's been nice to have nine days off (counting weekends).  I've done some work during that time, but it was nice to get up when I wanted, go to bed when I wanted, ignore it all if I wanted.  Basically I did enough to keep my in-box from getting out of control.

Today I tried to intentionally do things I wanted to do knowing that tomorrow I head back to the office.  So I slept in a bit, then brought my breakfast and my devos to bed.  I spent a long time looking over the past year, making some goals for 2013, and just reading my Bible and praying.  

I looked at Pinterest, something I've had time to do in the past week that I haven't had much time for since the flood.

I took down all the Christmas decorations and did a load of laundry.  OK, that was work.

I started a book on my Kindle called Missionary: An Unexpected Journey of Following God's Call to the Other Side of the World by Christopher Marco.  It's a great book and it was offered one day for free on Kindle!

So,about the Kindle... Remember the $100 Amazon gift card I won?  I decided to use it to buy a Kindle.  A kind-hearted traveler brought it to me from the USA, so today I made a case for it.  I made it like an envelope so that no part of the Kindle is exposed to the dust. The dust here permeates everything and is especially hard on electronics. I also put cardboard in it to make it heavier and more protected.  I can see parts of it that aren't as perfect as I like (I'm blaming it on my sewing machine, which, after using Suzanne's I realize leaves a lot to be desired!), but overall I'm pleased with how it turned out.

We had dinner with the neighbors so I didn't have to cook!  

Now it's off to bed since I need to get back in the routine of getting up at 5:15 to make it to the office by 7:30!

Comments

Beka said…
Sounds like a fabulous day! Love your kindle cover!

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