The little things in life

53 days and a handful of hours to go. I canNOT wait!In the meantime, however, I’m dealing with a rotten head cold (thanks, Helen!)¬†and lack of sleep (cheers, Scribble-dog!) and the fact that there are simply not enough hours in the day to get everything done.

But really, the head cold is killing me. Sigh.

But for today’s quote, I’ve chosen the following:


“I think it’s important to find the little things in everyday life that make you happy.”
~Paula Cole

Now I just have to work on doing just that!

But…

…do I really have to try and find the good in the fact that the dog is having a barking competition with the neighbour’s annoying little yap-yap and that the two of them are seriously giving me a splitting headache?!

*takes deep breath* Fine. So it’s kind of funny to watch Scribble run around the house snarling at the dog across the street. She gives a really good impression of a TaunTaun…!

The Countdown Is On!!

I can’t help the excitement bubbling inside of me. Sure, it’s tempered with impatience so it isn’t quite a mad rush of emotion, but I can’t help myself.

In 9 and a half weeks we will be off on our transatlantic cruise. We booked this trip at the end of December last year and the time is finally nearing! By the time the Chagim roll around, it will only be a couple of weeks before we go. Time is going so quickly!

This August Month

Such a special month here.

August is that final few days of warmth and Summer sun before the Fall showers come and skies darken into Winter.

It’s also been the month from hell. Strangely, I’ve quite enjoyed it, even through my frustrations, overstressing and exhaustion. Fact is, it’s nearly done, and with it the Summer Hols madness, so the insanity is nearly over.

Continue reading