Today is one of those days. It's only Wednesday but I'm already caving under the pressure of keeping this house in some sort of order. Usually I get a little bit longer into the week before it starts to get to me. And I haven't even seen the sun today. It's been cloudy and very cold all day. Sure we used to have days like that all the time back home in Sweden but since we moved to Colorado we've sort of gotten used to seeing the sun bright and shiny every day. I feel like I can't wake up!
Right before lunch, I got that call. You know the call. From the school nurse. They had my kindergartener in the office, complaining that his ears hurt :-( So I left work and picked him up and now, here I am, working from my messy home with a sick little boy asleep upstairs. And you know what's weird? I don't even want to fix the mess. I just want to have a cup of tea and dream away. And so that's what I'm going to do. I'm going to change into my sweats and have a cup of this comforting Pukka tea and a cinnamon bun while I get myself inspired for a better day tomorrow with this new cook book I picked up from Anthropology the other day. "Life in Balance" by Donna Hay. Surely a 'life in balance' must allow for a cinnamon bun every once in a while? Ever since I had my gall bladder removed I have noticed I feel much better if I eat less meat and more raw foods so I'm trying to shift some of my diet that way. At least for the meals that I eat on my own..it gets trickier when you're making meals for a family that includes two picky kids.
If I just keep my eyes down into this book maybe I can enjoy the last few minutes until little guy wakes up.