Saturday, March 6, 2010

Life in My World—By Numbers


Jogged ten miles.


Ate nine chocolate, peanut butter chip cookies.



Took an eight hour trip to the temple, via the grocery store, church, and Red Robin.



Gathered seven eggs.



Bought six Mr. Goodbar’s to make a couple Good-luck bars.



Worked five days.
Donated four minutes and a pint of blood to the Red Cross.



Finished three books.




Bought two shoes.



Couldn’t wait to share one announcement.

24 comments:

Nikki said...

What a fun post. I love numbers. And I am SO EXCITED for Abe & Grace.

Kim Sue said...

wow what big news! and did you really only eat 9 of those chocolate, peanut butter chip cookies?

Cassidy said...

YAY!!!!!!

Deanna/Mimi said...

Congratulations! A precious gift from Heavenly Father is coming to your family. I am sure Abe and Grace are on cloud nine. I loved your posting...so very clever. I am most happy for you and your family over this terrific news Grandma.

Tiffany Fackrell said...

I have been waiting for you to announce! my mom called me a couple weeks ago with the news! So EXCITED! And how fun you get to share this time with her!

Rachel said...

OH BOY!!!!!!!! (or girl I suppose) CONGRATS!!

Kay Scott said...

Congratulations, Jane!! Being a grandmother is the most wonderful "job" on earth. The little ones are so amazing! Congrats to all of you.

Becky said...

Yeah! Although my oldest is nine years old I can still remember the excitement of being pregnant for the very first time :)

Congratulations to everyone!

Ande Payne said...

I LOVED this post Mom!

michelle said...

Wonderful!!

And I think it will be so great for you and for Grace to be together during her pregnancy.

Now, what was the time period for this post, one week? And you finished 3 books??

Neighbor Jane Payne said...

Oh dear, Micelle! THAT was misleading. I finished three books but STARTED two of them much, much earlier. And the one I did start and finish was The Giver. Lowis Lowry is coming to our library in a few weeks and I wanted to read it before she came.

One of the other books was The Intention Experiment. A homebound neighbor asked me to read it so she had someone to discuss it with. It was a plodder-through book and I've been working at it several months. While the book had many fascinating suggestions and studies, I didn't feel completely comfortable with it. But, it did make me stretch for I had to continually ask myself, "Do you believe this?" Some things I did, some things I didn't. It was good to discuss it with my neighbor, however, and I think the book has helped her a great deal, especially in seeking for the positive.

So, yes, three finished but only one started . . . and that was a quickee. Don't you think The Giver is suffocating to read?

Darla said...

Grandma Janey or Grandma Payney!!
Love it... I'm so happy for Grace & Abe.... How exciting.. That baby is going to be born into one of the most loving, caring families ..
I wish you all the best :)

I loved your post... !!!

Michelle said...

oh - - - congrats! I know you will be such a wonderful Grandma as you are so wonderful at EVERYTHING else!! Now the counting really begins!

abe said...

We loved your post too.. We are so excited you and dad get to be the grandparents of our kids! You both will be the best! We love you!

Grace & Abe

Samantha said...

Yay for grandbabies!!! Congratulations!!

Marie said...

Oh, Jane! Hooray! What a lucky little baby!

Heather @ Multiple Hats said...

I like Granny Jane. That's my vote. Oh joy, joy, joy! What a great list ;)

Julie said...

I add my excitement to everyone elses! How fun for all of you! I am sorry that Abe will be gone but Grace is lucky to be with you all. Will we see you this summer?

deidra said...

I had to take notes I had so many comments on this post!

Did you really jog in those shoes?
Those cookies look tempting!
Red Robin- YUM!
A girl after my blood-pumping heart. It's a big competition in our family to donate blood quickly, and anything under five minutes is pretty good.
I always love a pair of Danskos. A little treat for your feet!
Congrats to Grace and Abe, and to your family. I can't imagine being apart though, and hope that everything goes well for both of them. (And all of you!)

Emma J said...

Love the peep into your world these numbers show - and the great news! Yes, The Giver is suffocating to read. I heard Lowry when she came to Portland to speak. Interesting woman. And I'm wondering about those shoes, too - you didn't really run 10 miles in those?

Neighbor Jane Payne said...

Yes. Yes, I did run in those shoes Deidra and Emma J. For the past three months they are the shoes of choice as my tennis shoes hurt. I need to find some better shoes, but until then . . . crocks. And I'm not one bit proud of it, it's pathetic. :)

Anita said...

Oh Jane, you are soooo lucky! I am so excited for you and your family! Congratulations!

Anita

Nanci said...

I'm so happy for your family. That is wonderful.

Jill said...

How exciting Jane!! Congratulations!