Can you believe it is Saturday and the last day of January already? I feel like it was just Monday yesterday!
In my Five Senses Saturday posts, I share my experiences of the week through my five senses. Overall, it’s been a good although busy week.
Wednesday was an absolutely beautiful day with a beaming sun and temperatures hitting 72 degrees! I was at work but drove over to a local park on my break to soak up some extra sunshine. I did post a picture of the beautiful sunny sky over on my Instagram account. Some day soon, I plan to figure out how to upload pictures from my new fancy phone onto my blog.
While driving into the park, I saw a woman walking along the trail practicing her bagpipe. It is certainly not something I see everyday.
The very best thing I heard all week was the following from a 5-year-old preschool boy:
“Ms. Jean, have you got married yet?”
I told my husband he better watch his step since I had other options out there
I did not hear the sound of the bagpipes as I was in my car.
I also heard my Katy Perry Prism CD as we had a riveting (not really) discussion on our way to dinner last night over what song from it she would sing at the Superbowl this weekend.
G thought Roar but then changed his mind to agree with my husband who thinks Dark Horse. I think she’ll sing This Is How We Do. J didn’t have an opinion although he was singing along with Dark Horse and stated he disliked This Is How We Do since it “just repeats the same thing over and over.”
The smell of baking cinnamon rolls wafting through the lower level of IKEA on Sunday worked its magic and I brought home the 8 for $4 container of the loveliness.
I wish I could share the smell with you all!
In a complete turn on smells, I also smelled cheese-scented trout bait and power bait (again, for trout) that I shared with the preschoolers on one of my afternoon line times. Some of those children actually liked the smell of the stuff! I personally, do not.
The cinnamon rolls at IKEA were delicious in the store! Unfortunately, they did not reheat to the same level of deliciousness at home. I ate the ones I brought home anyway though.
We ate dinner at the Olive Garden last night to celebrate my mother-in-law’s birthday. I thought my dinner of eggplant parmesan and spaghetti tasted rather bland. G’s shrimp scampi (called something else on the menu) had more flavor but he didn’t care for it as he hit the garlic/butter/lemon portion of the dish.
The cover of a book I picked up in Sam’s Club yesterday titled: Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick. I quickly put it down after thinking of all the sick people who probably picked up the book. Secret to staying well: Don’t touch books with titles about staying healthy during cold and flu season!
I also touched a piece of slightly damp sidewalk chalk as I drew pictures (a sun and fish) on the sidewalk during outdoor time at preschool.
FEELINGS (Sixth Sense):
I was disappointed that I had to fore-go my monthly Mom’s Night Out with friends on Tuesday evening so that my husband could attend a visitation. I opted to stay home since J was sick and the visitation was about 45 minutes away. Of course, I felt sadness for our friend.
I felt happy most of the week as well as tired. I love the preschool and the kids but the days do tend to be as exhausting as they are energizing!
What things set off your senses during the week? And more importantly, what song do you think Katy Perry will sing during the halftime show of the Superbowl? (I don’t really care who will win but I’ll probably cheer for Seattle just because they are in same division as the Chiefs.)