Coffee Date ’15-6

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Not my best photo, it was really hot at the Biltmore that day!
(And I was in the Conservatory for this pic
Man, those flowers were delightful to smell.

It’s been a bit since we’ve met for coffee and I’m excited to join you today. How have you been? What’s new?

I took today off originally to de-Brodify the house, but we’ve been working on it here and there and it’s not as bad as I thought. Besides, he’s coming back in a few weeks so is it really worth it?

Since I’d gotten the day off approved and I have some to use or lose, I decided to take it anyway, mentally check out, and work on some crafty projects because it’s been a long time since I’ve made something and I miss it.

There’s been a whole lot of crap going on in my life from people not being kind, losing family friends after a long battle of not being well, work stuff, and little news on the baby front, and I won’t get started with the Charleston matter. I try to keep it all in perspective though – I don’t know what unkind people are facing themselves and I too can be unkind sometimes; our friend’s long battle is over; work stuff is work stuff and will shake out how it will; our baby will come when it’s time or it won’t and I will try to have positive impact on the world around me regardless of our status as parents; maybe (hopefully?) the recent shooting in Charleston will spark some meaningful conversation for change. (Not holding my breath, but it could happen.)

Besides just knowing I had a day off and having the day off has been good for my heart already. I’ve chatted with a friend, heard some surprise good news from another and Frank left me coffee so I wouldn’t have to make it or go get some. Tomorrow I’m going to Oneonta to participate in a fundraiser for a community I spent a lot of time with while growing up. It feels good to give back.  (I can only hope my sales are good so I can give a good donation!)

Today is part of my weekend, but I’m looking forward to the rest too. And next week? I don’t know if I’m looking forward to it, but it is a new week with new opportunities.

What are you looking forward to this weekend or next week?

 

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About Court

I spend a lot of time on the pool deck and making treats in my kitchen amongst other things.
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One Response to Coffee Date ’15-6

  1. Autumn says:

    I actually LOVE that picture. When I saw it on Twitter I thought, “The simplicity of that picture is absolutely beautiful.” I am looking forward to hopefully deciding on a place to move next week, going to the movies again this weekend, and eating the tomatoes I bought last night…I am NOT a fan of tomatoes, but I got a hankering for one so I bought 2 😉

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