William Arthur Ward
Yup, it's kinda a ho-hum, nothing-much-going-on morning. I'll bet you guys that still go off to work every day would like to smack me a good one right about now. It's true - all the years you work, you imagine how wonderful it would be to sleep as late as you want, to not have any kind of deadline to meet, or not to have to schlup off down the road every morning, regardless of how bad the weather was. Well, it's not all that great. Ask any person who is retired (officially I'm not quite that old yet) and they will tell you that it is important to have something to get up in the morning for.
It's not that I don't have plenty to do. Some days are really busy, with errands to do and places to be. I have always enjoyed being a housewife and puttering around the house and yard. But if it is a dreary day outside, my ambition level is at zero. Tina was suggesting that I get scrap-booking. Well, Tina, when I quit work seven years ago, I bought a complete scrap-booking kit with all the scissors, and templates and such. I got all my loose pictures collected in one box. (Since then, I have only completed two or three pages). I have no place to lay stuff out and leave it to work on later. But seriously, maybe that is something I need to get cracking on!
I've been going through my closets, trying to get rid of stuff that I haven't worn for a while, because our storage areas are full. It's amazing that we raised two kids in this house and managed to have enough space for everything concerning four people. Now that it's just the two of us, we still have no extra place to put all of our stuff. THAT'S IT! We just have too much stuff! Duh!
I am finding that I do enjoy watching HGTV, where people are always redesigning their house, or re-doing old houses, and somehow they get all that work done in just one half hour! I also watch the cooking shows, and actually have picked up some neat ideas. Wow, I DO sound boring! Whatever.
Hey, I have found one good thing that's coming from having hellacious leg cramps (Charley Horses). My calves are becoming rock solid! Yup! You've seen those crazy commercials where people strap on some kind of belt and the electric pulses contract and release whatever muscles that are under the belt? Well, the constant extreme contraction of these darn cramps are making my calve muscles really defined. Too bad the rest of my body is still saggy, baggy grandma-style.
HAIR REPORT: The majority of it is still hanging tight. It's not too noticeable that it is getting thinner, but then I had a lot of hair to begin with. It is kinda creepy when I sweep the floor and realize how much hair is in the dustpan. But I can still go out in public without attracting any attention. That's all good, right?
Well, I'll close now and go work on MY sunny disposition! :)
GOD BLESS YOU ALL