I love Friday morning. It’s when I get to pack up a few bits and pieces and head home after work to the beach where I’ll stay until Monday morning – bliss.
Settling back into another term’s of work has been . . . what? Difficult? Not really. Discomforting? Perhaps. The trains run by the house about 100 metres away and after 2 weeks with just the sound of the surf to lull me to sleep, I haven’t slept at all well – a horrible headache was the result. I forgot to bring paints in any form with me so it’s been a bit of a colourless week. I forgot to bring the lead for my camera as well and sometimes the iPhone just doesn’t do a great enough job. I feel a little like a nomad packing up and moving from a place I love to a place that is lovely – and would be wonderful without the trains! How many people can look over their back fence and see sheep and deer grazing?
PLEASE IMAGINE A PHOTO HERE OF SHEEP GRAZING JUST OVER THE BACK FENCE AND DEER IN THE BACKGROUND – I’LL POST THE PHOTO TONIGHT – PROMISE!
But hang on, none of those petty complaints have anything to do with work! Yes work is a little like pushing water uphill with a rake sometimes but I really enjoy it – and the people I work with are wonderful.
Get a grip Wendy! Stop complaining! I have choices. Life is fantastic – I’m privileged to be where I am and to have the opportunities I do! Discomforting – out of my usual state of being comfortable. I’m just temporarily disgruntled – not unhappy, not on a downer, just in need of a little peace and perspective, and sadly, because I love this little abode, maybe a new place to stay during the week.
And now, back to Danny Gregory’s challenge Every Day Matters! EDM #8: Draw your watch. And #10: Draw your hand. I’m really enjoying drawing from life – it’s not something that I’ve ever taken seriously. And no, I’m not doing them in order but if you knew me you wouldn’t have that expectation!
The birds are singing and it’s Friday – look out beach - (after work) here I come!