Thursday, March 27, 2014

Thoughts for Thursday

 

 

 

I did a little Easter and spring decorating at the end of last week, along with some spring cleaning. It feels good to freshen things up a little, sweep away the cobwebs and attack the dust. The spring sunshine streaming in my windows is very nice, but it also shows a little cleaning is in order, after the long winter. Soon, I will be able to open some windows and that will feel wonderful :-)

 

 

While I have been walking all winter, when the weather allowed, I can't say it has been my favorite activity. With all the snow, I haven't been able to walk the paths through the woods, but have been sticking to the streets in my neighborhood. I need a change of pace and a different view. Imagine my delight to see that the snow on the paths is beginning to melt and grass is visible on the sides. Soon, my puppy and I will be taking our old familiar routes though the woods, while nature changes from winter to spring all around.

 

 

This Sunday, a new season of Call The Midwife begins and I am looking forward to it so much. When we last left the midwives, the convent was closing and things were left unsettled. It is a wonderful show with well written characters and I think I enjoy it as much as I enjoy Downton Abbey.

 

Did anyone else receive the email from Amazon this week with news of a refund? It stems from a Kindle price fixing lawsuit against the publishing houses and the judgement went in favor of readers like us. I will happily enjoy my credit for Kindle books I order, as long as it lasts!

 

Happy Thursday!

 

13 comments:

  1. I have my springtime mojo in gear too . . . moving furniture, tweaking and dusting and out come some birdies and bunnies . . .

    Looks like you are getting some good melting days over there on the east side . . . I hope we can see some photos soon from your walks along the wood path.

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  2. I seriously need to do some spring cleaning myself. Too many unfinished projects as well. It is supposed to rain her over the weekend, so hopefully I can force myself to tackle some of them.

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  3. Vicki... I've never even heard of The Midwives! Is it on PBS?

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  4. It sure will be nice to open those windows! Your tulips are so pretty!

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  5. Yay, Vickie, for getting out and walking. This winter has run me down and I'm feeling it. Can't wait for Call the Midwives. Love that show. Yes, I got a refund. Happy, happy.

    Hugs,
    Sharon

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  6. It is so nice to see the days getting longer....lovely photos:)
    ~Anne

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  7. Whenever the temps go a degree or two above freezing I crack a couple of windows open to get rid of the stuffiness in here. The Kindle credit will be nice to have.

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  8. I got a kindle credit. That was a nice surprise! I'm ready to walk in the woods again too. It's still so cold here, but I think warming up (relative term!) this weekend. At least the snow is melting. Enjoy your weekend!

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  9. Isn't it great to have good things like fresh air and credit for books?

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  10. I never watched it....but it sounds good! ...:)JP

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  11. Mollie and I have been walking our "no snow"route for the past several weeks,,Nice change..

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  12. I love Call the Midwife!!! We bought the first two seasons on DVD to catch up so we'd be ready for season 3 to start. Also can't wait for The Paradise to come back!

    Enjoy the warming weather!

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  13. I've been laid up this week with a pinched nerve in my back and have been watching Call the Midwife on Netflix. Didn't realize a new season started!! Perfect timing.

    Enjoy the weather!

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