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Sunday Matters: Holy Moly, Forgot It Was Sunday

Sunday Matters

Each and every day I am reminded of my age. Holy Moly. I totally forgot today was Sunday so I had no post scheduled. I was catching up on blog reading and realized I had forgotten to post when everyone was talking about their Sunday.

So, here you go. A quick update.

Right Now:

Most of my coworkers return to work (virtually) tomorrow but I added an additional week and I am so glad I did. I try to, because that first day back is just too hard for me to wrap my brain around. Of course, my first day back on 1/11 will be hard too. My daughter returns to remote learning on 1/11 so I thought it would be good to take that additional week.

My pup was having trouble recovering from a particularly long walk last night so early this morning I took her on a shorter walk and now she is napping. Happily.

I will be doing a bit more laundry and then hitting Old Navy to exchange something I got for the girl that didn’t work out. I am hoping it’s not too crazy there now that most of the return business has probably passed us by. Hopefully.

My husband returns to work tomorrow and he’s okay with it. He cannot be down for too long he just gets too antsy. Needs to be doing something all the time.

This Week:

I am trying my best not to be irritated by the people who continue to ignore the safer at home guidelines. We had a super spreader event here on New Year’s Eve. It made the news. I’m not sure how many were in attendance but no masks were worn and we have patients being treated in parking lots. They want the lockdowns to be lifted but at the same time THEY are the reason for the lockdowns. NO COMMON SENSE. So this week I am going to skip the news again for awhile.

At the end of this week, my daughter has a virtual audition with Baldwin Wallace in Ohio. Good thoughts appreciated.

Reading:

I am reading The Memory Police and The Overstory. I can’t say my reading has been quick. I’ve been reading a few pages here and there. It’s hard to read with the Hub home.

If you missed my fave books read in 2020, you can check out the post here.

Watching:

Cobra Kai, Season Three. We are on episode four. If it were up to my husband, we’d be done with it but I wanted to spread it out a little so we could look forward to something each night. I was not a super fan of The Karate Kid when it came out decades ago but hello, seeing these characters now brings back so many memories from that time. It’s really enjoyable.

Grateful for:

  • The weather continues to be pretty nice which is allowing me to spend more time walking.
  • All Christmas is put away. I was not happy putting it away. I actually had a pretty bad attitude about it but it’s put away and feels good.
  • Our short visit to see our son up the Central Coast. He took us to a new spot but I got glares from people about our pup even though I carried her on the trail so I had to cut it short but here’s a pic of the incredible view.
San Luis Obispo
Montaña de Oro State Park

I am slowly catching up on my blog reading so I can’t wait to hear how your New Year’s Eve went. Hope you are all well and that a good book is by your side.

Sunday Matters: Here We Go

Sunday Matters

For those who celebrated, Thanksgiving is now behind us. I have cooked the meal so many times that it’s second nature but I was not feeling it once the meal was ready. Does that happen to you? My appetite completely vanished. We had high winds and Edison kept texting me saying our power could go out. Luckily, it did not but it was a little nerve-wracking. 

My son came for Thanksgiving but had to leave that night because he had some school projects to finish. We had a good time watching movies though. Overall, it was a really good time but it did feel different. 

Saturday we put the tree and lights up. We decorated sparsely since much of our home is being used for virtual auditions but it’s fine this year. Everything seems like it’s taking a lot of effort and we are heading into another shutdown so simple is fine and will have to do. 

Right Now:

Not doing much. I have youth group on Zoom later and nothing planned before then. All sorts of online deals still happening but I am not in the mood to buy anything. I am always tempted by the books though. Like I need more. Ha. Here we go, right into the Christmas season. 

This Week:

My daughter’s Juilliard audition is this weekend. Good thoughts and/or prayers appreciated. 

I return to work on Wednesday, remotely. Why do vacations go by so quickly? I don’t have long to go before I am off again though. Gotta use that vacation time up. 

Reading:

I am reading Parable of the Sower. It’s very good. 

Watching:

We watched all sorts of movies these last few days and a few episodes of Season 3 of The Crown. Bohemian Rhapsody, was quite good. 

Grateful for:

  • That my son was able to spend the day with us.
  • This time off I’ve had. I really needed it. Extra naps and no schedule made for a nice week. 
  • Walks with the pup continue to be the highlight of my day. 

I wrote this post from my phone because I dismantled my workstation so we could use the dining room for dinner the other night. This picture of our tree should be above but I can’t fix it on my phone. 

Hope you had a great weekend. What’s new with you?