Paws || Walk On – 1.25 – 2.7

Every now and then when I’m walking dogs, I will just stop, ask them to sit for about 30 seconds and then I will say “walk on”. That is there cue to start walking again. I do this for a couple of reasons: 1. They’re super focused when they’re on the walk and I like to know I can get their attention any time I need it. 2. It’s good to continue to incorporate training into their daily routines. Just as we need to continue to refine our skills, so must dogs.

This always reminds me how important it is for me to pause and reflect on the past week and then think about the next one as I “walk on”.

Paws | Week of 1.25-1.31

• called my Grandpa in England.
• started prepping my wall tree for Valentine’s Day.
01887896b157b26b211816b1be11720c3320beb2f9•finished the #clutterfree30 challenge on Instagram with @cleanmama.  It’s was a great exercise, but I think I need to do it every month.
• prepped, posted and finished January Card Series || Cards for 2015.
• made progress with tidying my craft room.  Organized my sequins by color.
• worked on my Journal52 Art Journal (Quest46 #7)
01bfdd335f9a76223640c544e8bb66d4a861d1f655• went out to dinner to celebrate a friend’s birthday.
• mailed off cards to the daily winners of my January Card Series || Cards for 2015.
• finished January’s Photo-a-Day challenge.
• attended Women’s Breakfast at church.
• helped a friend with a sewing project
• finished reading Unbroken.
• had lunch with friends.
01a1380f9a27e3bd53d73aa5c26efdebdc90203235019673100d9134c99464e5e0c6d8a7e7fc378f1edb• watched my amaryllis grow.  Not really, but it felt like every time I turned around it had grown a couple of inches.
• met for coffee and knitting with friends.
• prepped a Valentine’s craft for a Pinterest party. (Blog post to come)
• finished reading Yes Please by Amy Poehler.
• started reading Silenced by Dani Pettrey
• walked the dogs almost everyday.  Decided to keep track of our walks on a calendar.  So far for 2015: 26 out of 31.
• had dinner and played cards with friends.
• still working on Margaret’s scarf.  Made a serious mistake and had to rip out several inches.  This is taking longer than I thought.


Walk On | Week of 2.1-2.7

• call my Grandpa in England.
• watch the Super Bowl.
• knit and drink coffee with friends.
• skype/knit with my friend who lives in San Diego.
February-Photo-A-Day-2015-1024x1024• starting a new Photo-a-day challenge for February.
• decorate my wall tree for Valentine’s.
• enjoy an afternoon with a friend making cards.
• continue to work on Margaret’s scarf.
• make and post cards from January Card Series || Cards for 2015 in my Etsy shop.
• repeat the #clutterfree30 challenge.
• clean my craft room after the {31 Days of Cards} challenge.
• work on Quest46.
• pay bills.
• begin prepping for taxes.

My favorite quote from the week:  “The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”  Albert Einstein.

Have a wonderful week,
Grace

 

 

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I liked Jonas so much I let him share the couch with me.

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