Monday, June 18, 2007

June as a Fly-By

This month has been (and continues to be) a very busy month. It seems that just yesterday Wayne and I were planting our garden, waiting in anticipation for everything to sprout. Well, sprout it has, and we're well on our way to what we hope to be a great harvest. With this being our first real try at vegetable rearing, I was a bit skeptical that anything would actually emerge from the seeds we planted, but here we are, 3 weeks later, and the garden is doing well. So are the weeds, unfortunately, which seems to be where I should be spending every spare moment of my time these days . . . tending to the weeds and ensuring a good crop of vegetables. But, so much of my time has been demanded elsewhere this month. Here's a run-down of what I've been up to and where I'm still headed in the month of June.

The beginning of June was spent finishing up the garden planting. We celebrated my nephew's 18th birthday on June 3rd, followed by Ty's kid's birthday party on June 4th. June 5th was Ty's actual birthday, and of course we couldn't let that day pass by without another party. On June 9th Thomas came to visit us for the day and on June 10th we celebrated another birthday of one of our favorite 2-year olds, Daniel. Somewhere in there I volunteered at the school for a day, and on June 14th was Mitchell and Tyrone's Track and Field. I was a group leader for Mitchell's age. On June 16th Mitchell had a ball tournament. Mixed throughout the 2 weeks just described, Mitchell also had 2 ball practises, 3 ball games and 4 soccer games. Yesterday was Father's Day, and a great time was had by all celebrating that occasion. Today the school brought in a musical group (HOJA) to perform for the kids and community members, which I attended. Tomorrow (19th) is Awards Afternoon at school. Ty also has a birthday party to attend after school. Wednesday evening (20th) Mitchell and Tyrone, together with their classmates are having a Drama Nite for their parents. On Thursday (21st) I'm working. On Saturday (23rd) we've been invited to two weddings (although we've opted not to attend either). On Sunday (24th) my niece and two nephews are getting baptized. On Monday (25th) I'm going on a field trip with my boys to watch Shrek 3 and have a picnic in the park. On the 26th I've got a meeting to attend in the afternoon. I get to go on another field trip on Wednesday the 27th to a lake and waterslide, and on June 29th is Grade 12 Graduation at our school. We also attended (or will attend) church each Sunday, with ministry involvements in each Sunday except 2 of them. Talk about a full life!

After putting that all down in written form I now understand why I am feeling tired. But I've enjoyed everything now behind me and look forward to all that lies ahead for the rest of this month. I'm so thankful that I am able to participate in activities at the school with my boys. They think it's great and so do I.

Now, if only those weeds in the garden would take care of themselves!


Amy said...

Whew Kimmy! Just reading the list was exhausting enough. I remember those times of having so much to do. I wonder how much it will change after surgery. Maybe I want to stay in my bedroom and reading blogs all day! lol!

Thank you for the hug! I've got a lot on my plate right now and it has nothing to do with my situation. Total new problems. Could use some prayer too that I say and do the right thing. I'm seeking God's wisdom and praying before I do anything. Thanks for being such a good friend!

jillarae said...

You are such a busy mommy!

FYI HOJA is managed by a guy at our church, and one of the singers is a guy I've known since he was eight years old! He just quit working for Brennan at the Gasbar to tour with HOJA! So proud of him - they are such a great group.

Kimmy said...

Amy: Yes, I'll keep praying for you.

Jillarae: Yeah, HOJA was great! The boys loved the concert.

Kimmie said...

Hi Kimmy;

wow, you are a busy girl! I am thinking I need to go take my iron pills (my Dr. just told me I am anemic that I "know" LOL, I AM tired!)

Hope once school gets done (must be soon, huh?) That you will have some time to relax and take some time for sitting!

Thanks for coming by my blog!

Wondering, do people have a hard time calling you Kimmy? I find many people automatically revert to 'Kim'....or maybe its just me?? I much prefer Kimmie to Kim or Kimberly (Kimberly was only used when I was in trouble and there were 20 Kim's in my graduating class ;-(

Nice to meet you!

mama to 6
one homemade and 5 adopted (by the Grace of God!)

Krazy Kelsey said...

Wow. That's really the only thing I can say to your blog! I didn't even know somebody's life could be that full of plans and stuff. Well hopefully you can get those weeds gardened! :) God Loves You

Kimmy said...

Kimmie: Only my closest friends and family members affectionately call me "Kimmy". Most people call me Kim. My real name is Kimberly. "Kimmy" is my blog name because I wanted to be unique and different from the common "Kim".
Nice to meet you, too!