I'm sooooo off schedule and confused. It's past midnight so it's officially Saturday. Where did Friday evening go?? I think I lost it somewhere in the whirlwind. Do I make coffee now? Do I go back to bed and wait until later? Do I just throw my hands up in the air, sit down, and wait for whatever happens next to happen. I think I'll just wait and see. No promises, no guarantees.
Have you ever been really tired, gone to sleep, and woke up confused? That's what happened to me. Today - or was it yesterday - was a whirlwind of activity. Kids were in good moods and rare form. We played frisbee (their version), hide-n-seek, and tag (again, their version). They ate a good lunch, watched a kids movie, (thank goodness) and were good kids. No disagreements and no major catastrophes.
The stacked stone border is almost complete. We'll have almost half of one flat left for whatever. We'd like to have a naturalized pond but look at each other and sigh when we think of all the work and upkeep. The pond probably won't happen. Harry gets the credit for the border. If I tried to do it by myself there would just be a pile of rocks strung everywhere.
Before the kids got here I went to the grocery and bought a small ham to bake. That was lunch, dinner, and snacks. The youngest boy kept asking for another "wittle swice" until I was afraid he'd be sick. He didn't want his gummy bears just another "wittle swice".
So in a nutshell: I shopped, cooked, played with kids, and worked a bit in the yard. Harry worked hard most of the day. By 6:30 everything had gotten calm and I was so tired and sleepy that I went to bed and slept like a log until I woke up just after midnight. I'm wide awake which is bad news. Tomorrow - I mean today - is North Alabama Reef Club Meeting at 11:00. We are going and I'm taking a cheese and cracker tray. I'm guessing there will be about 30 people there so that means I have to be clear headed enough to cut a lot of cheese cubes and still have enough sense to smile and make conversation from 11 o'clock to whenever someone decides the meeting is over.
I've gone on and on about nothing but it's helped me to get centered and realize that I just need to go to bed and try to sleep for a while. Thanks for listening - errr - reading.
I pray everyone of you reach the level of contentment that we have. It's a long road folks, but well worth the trip.