The soundtrack of my week has been Anne of Green Gables. While searching for the actual soundtrack online I found downloadable sheet music (someone’s interpretation of the theme) which I played on my flute for fun and incorporated into flute lessons as well. And what have I been watching while folding laundry? You guessed it – Anne! There are times in our lives when we need happy and uplifting stories and the past few weeks have certainly qualified in that respect.
We had an extra busy week, adding in a Boy Scout meeting in addition to the Cub Scout meetings because my oldest son is going to cross over to Boy Scouts next week – and I’m so excited!
My husband was traveling again at the beginning of the week, but returned in time for our regular date night. It’s amazing how much I look forward to those nights out, especially when he’s been traveling.
We visited my sister yesterday for her surprise fortieth birthday party (our third weekend in a row that we went to Portland). It was a fun party, but no black decorations or canes or anything like that. I did manage to get a quick snapshot of my sister as she walked in the door – I wish it would have been of better quality, but in those moments you only have one chance to catch that look of surprise.
We plan to have a nice family day for Easter – just church and hanging out at home. The Easter bunny is bringing candy and books for my boys – my oldest is getting the Percy Jackson series and my younger son is getting the second Warrior cats series. Amazing how the Easter bunny knows just what we’ve been reading to the boys at bedtime.
I made some progress on several books this week, but didn’t finish any of them. I’m currently reading: Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston, Prague Winter by Madeleine Albright, A Short History of Nearly Everything by Bill Bryson (I’m chipping away at this one now and then, having started it months ago). I also read the first few pages of both The Diary of Pelly D by L. J. Adlington and Angelmaker by Nick Harkaway. I felt like adding in some fiction and these were both sitting on the coffee table, so they won out by proximity. Have you read either of these? I’m trying to decide which one to continue on with right now, and I’m leaning toward Angelmaker.
I wish you a lovely Sunday and a happy Easter to all those who celebrate!
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