September – in a Sentence a Day
In the first week of the new month, a group of like-minded bloggers link their posts to share what’s been happening in their worlds. It’s fun, but also hard to limit it to one sentence a day.
So without further ado here we go with a sentence a day in SEPTEMBER:
- Friday: Drive to Canberra for Rotary Youth Exchange training weekend meeting the new Inbound students here for a year.
- Saturday: Had fun with Exchange students with great activities like crate stacking and bush walking.
- Sunday: Finish up the weekend training and stay with daughter and son in law for the night as it’s Father’s Day!
- Monday: Drive home from Canberra, unpack and attend Rotary dinner meeting for first time in ages. I nearly had to introduce myself to them all it’s been so long!
- Tuesday: Busy day with medical appointments, dentist and eye tests followed by AGM dinner for local cycling group (and yes I got a job!).
- Wednesday: Dinner with friends to discuss recent travels to the Flinders Ranges.
- Thursday: A day around the house – just for a change!
- Friday: Attended a funeral of a grand old man and had fun listening to his family share stories of his wonderful life.
- Saturday: Local council elections helped out on a stall and enjoyed the spring sunshine in my glass house in the garden.
- Sunday: Lunch with some good friends, on a lovely spring day followed by my first run in ages.
- Monday: Went to my women’s education meeting, our final one for the year. Our topic this time was Travel writers, a topic very close to my heart!
- Tuesday: A walk in the forest followed by a coffee with a friend. STOP PRESS: I was listed as one of the Top International Retirement Blogs in 217!
- Wednesday: Fly to stay with my mother for the week as my father isn’t doing too well and mum needs some support.
- Thursday: Went for a walk with mum and a friend, shopping and chats.
- Friday: Walk, jobs around the house, visited dad followed by movies with mum to see Ali’s Wedding.
- Saturday: A lovely relaxing day at home, and then a catch up with friends for afternoon tea.
- Sunday: A later start before visiting dad for lunch and a catch up.
- Monday: Walk before helping mum in the garden and doing jobs around town.
- Tuesday: Walk with mum and a friend, then lunch with mum before visiting dad an participating in the drumming session with the residents at dad’s care facility. Stayed the night on the coast and had a great night out with mum. I wrote this post about the layers of life.
- Wednesday: Walk along the beach with mum before breakfast and then the flight home.
- Thursday: A fun day out at the Henty Field Days – an agribusiness supermarket attracting more than 60,000 visitors each year. It’s a three day event with a mix of everything farmers and their families could ever wish to see and buy. It’s a cornucopia and and deserved more than one sentence!
- Friday: A tad exhausted today.
- Saturday: Coffee with a friend while our husbands helped work on producing mountain bike trails in the forest. I also changed my mind on my outfit for my daughter’s wedding.
- Sunday: Not a lot happened today except a walk to check out the progress of the mountain bike trails.
- Monday: Hearing and eye tests followed by Rotary dinner meeting. Feeling old!
- Tuesday: Early morning massage which was amazing, no power in the house all day due to maintenance.
- Wednesday: 5.5km walk in the forest before a beauty treatment – so relaxing and my skin feels great.
- Thursday: Last hair appointment before the wedding next week, then a talk over lunch to the local CWA (Country Women’s Association) about Nepal then dinner and movie club night.
- Friday: Clean house in preparation for my sister and brother-in-law’s visit. this weekend.
- Saturday: Coffee morning and a friend’s 60th party.
So that was my month – in a sentence a day! It’s interesting looking back and seeing how much I managed to fit into the month.
Why not try this challenge for yourself? It is surprising what you might write over the course of the month and it is fun reading. You can then link up and read other posts from those taking part in the challenge. I’ll warn you that it is hard to keep it to just one sentence sometimes – or is that just me?
The year is just racing by isn’t it? Wishing you all a fantastic month ahead and thanks for stopping by my blog.
As you read this I will be in Fiji where our youngest daughter gets married on October 8 – we are all so excited!
See you next month!
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