Taking Stock: January
Posted on February 3, 2015
Making: Stories happen, albeit in a slow and somewhat shambolic fashion.
Cooking: Steak Sandwiches (I would like to be making Richard Flanagan’s “Flanatta” bread, but alas! My oven has been out of action for over 2 weeks.
Drinking: A cup of lukewarm tea
Reading: Hannah Richell’s unputdownable Secrets of the Tides
Wanting: To be able to sit down with tea, chocolate and said book and just devour it
Playing: Tossing balls at my 2 year old while he jumps on his little trampoline.
Deciding: Everything will be okay
Wishing: For less aching of the heart
Enjoying: Boodi’s smiles and Lady’s increasing agility
Waiting: For NDIS funding so we can get going with therapies for Boodi.
Liking: My friends, a lot
Wondering: What happens in Secrets of the Tides. I’ll finish it tonight and then be sorry that it’s done. Always the way.
Loving: My family
Pondering: Whether I can finish the story that I have begun!
Considering: Options for a weekend away next weekend
Watching: In the Night Garden, unfortunately
Hoping: Things stay on an even keel
Marvelling: How powerful intuition is
Needing: To lose some weight, later
Smelling: Old Spice. Al just walked past after a shower.
Wearing: An old blue and white striped top and button up denim skirt, oh, and a sleeping baby girl.
Following: Lots of news stories today
Noticing: How dirty the floors look
Knowing: We will survive and flourish
Thinking: Autism is a lot more complex than I knew
Admiring: Our gorgeous blooming red begonia
Sorting: Through baby and toddler clothes
Buying: A present for a brand new baby girl.
Getting: Loads of washing done
Bookmarking: ASD research
Disliking: Our federal government
Opening: A new packet of tea
Giggling: Al’s description of what Boodi has been doing in the shower
Snacking: Chocolate ripple cake and sundowner apples
Coveting: Mud ceramics
Wishing: For everyone to get along
Helping: Boodi brush his teeth
Hearing: Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Push the Sky Away = love
What’s been happening with you?
* Taking stock is a post hosted by Pip Lincolne of Meet Me at Mikes.
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