This evening was spent writing some letters , Love my new stationary ! It’s amazing something so simple can bring such contentment . Loving that I can be back to writing handwritten letters to a few people including my son . When I first start I feel like I’m going to have a hard time coming up with things to write about but then the words just start to flow. Then I find myself at the end of the page . I’ve finally found a journal I’m purchasing . I cannot wait to start it . I think I will find a contentment in that also . Back in the day I had many journals that I filled the endless blank pages. I wish I had kept them .. sadly I have no Idea where they went when I had moved out of my family home in with my husband. It would of been fun to look back on . Well going to get off here it get to bed a bit earlier tonight. Goodnight everyone!
It’s a very wet night out it’s pouring and the temps have been rising all day 53 here in December …unbelievable , the warm temps are making it very foggy and mixed with the rain not good to be out driving, so thankfully we all are home tonight hubby and son sleeping already and my daughter and I awake . She is with her Miss Abigail downstairs in their place nice and cozy watching TV . I have just shut the tv off for the night and have been just laying here in my bed listening to the quietness and a bit of my hubby snoring 🙂 but it’s comforting. I like moments like these to just relax and think of nothing and take in the moment of contentment If that makes sense. Well everyone have a good night my eyes are feeling heavy I think it’s time to drift off to sleep as well. Pleasant dreams my friends.
It’s a cold night one of the coldest since Fall started . Nice and toasty under my electric blanket with my sleeping husband.. already long days early mornings for him with work this week ,.. yes I have it on 🙂 it’s one of those nights where everyone is home and settled in my daughters friend is over so thier content down in her place with Miss Abigail ,happy there not out for once and my son is already sleeping . It’s a nice change from the comings and goings half the night. My husband and I watched our favorite Thursday night TV shows love the come back of Will and Grace it’s so funny it’s such a great pick me up show . Laughter is good. So now TV is off and once again no moon so the room is dark but that is okay it’s nice it will make for a good sleeping night. Tomorrow is under the lights Football game so we will go and watch our son play. Then a busy work weekend for him and his Senior pictures taken as well . I think my hubby and I will go get some pumpkins for carving and apples for some fresh apple pie and a pumpkin spice latte stop as well that is the best part 🙂 and yes food shopping will have to be done always need that chore done not one of my favorite things to do I hope I can get some good photos up of the foliage in my part of the world , it’s now starting to look beautiful it’s just where you go so yes hopefully this weekend I will post some, well my eyes are getting heavy so time to get some sleep . Sweet dreams everyone.
Good Morning soon I hope we can get back in to a some what routine with having Monday off and a short week and now the talk of the country fair coming this weekend it’s just one more thing to keep my son running and not getting serious about this school yr. I know Senior yr need to have fun but hmm need some seriousness as well in the mix. I must say my daughters kitty Miss Abigail is so wise if the back outside light is on she will sit in front of the door like okay when are they coming home she know if that light is on not everyone is home so she will not settle . When it’s off you will find her sleeping happy on the couch if my daughter has not gone downstairs to her place for the night. See animals like routine too🙂
It’s a three day weekend and so far it’s been a nice calm nothing that needs to be done weekend, happy for that I think I catching the cold my Son and husband have had. On Saturday I did some decluttering around the house and some dusting and rearranging things and as I was taking off the throw blankets on my sofa I moved my sofa cushion and under it I found a dog treat I just stood there and smiled and thinking yes another sign like he was saying Hi mommy ..I know I haven’t lost my mind well not yet 🙂 to some it was just a treat that fell down in the sofa but to me it’s a sign he was was saying he was still with us in spirit and to me that is a happier thought. As the day progressed my husband and son put our new TV stand up I am in the process of changing and as my son would say updating our house you would think this was an old house no it isn’t but he is 16 and image is everything. I am hoping his head comes out of the clouds soon. ..okay the old TV stand did have to go and now I am getting a new coffee table hopefully a newer sofa . and new paint on the walls as well. yes change.
Sunday it’s a much quieter day ,My daughter at work and my son off with his friends and Miss Abigail my daughters cat getting into everything is it. still a full moon? she has been a crazy cat lately. and I am still slowly going through our house and decluttering yes its another boring day I am sure some are thinking but I am actually content .I am not a winter person. and even though the sun is shining it is still to cold for me and why spend money on something silly when I can use it for things I want in my house. I m not trying to be fancy just comfortable we built this house 10 yrs ago and its not been changed around to much and it’s time and I never felt I had it cozy enough I like the cozy feeling so I am determine to do that . Tomorrow will get out because I know my husband is inching to he needs to be constantly on the go and I am just content to write take care of my home and family and well yes enjoy my coffee runs my addiction 🙂 but honestly it does not take much to make me happy especially now being older I have come to enjoy the little things in life ….is that so bad ? Tell me I would love to know what you think Well my son is home and is hungry and mom is on duty .
Finally back on here..after a week of total chaos and hopefully now some normalcy . In the past 5months I have felt this sense of peacefulness contentment. I finally threw caution to the wind and said I need to let go of trying to be a perfect mother and let them grow with guidence ..my Son is independent loves being with his friends playing his sport and he knows his priorities and when he sways from that path I pull him in and my Daughter she is an adult and her and I are in a good place she has here friends making new ones and her work . My husband and I are learning to be just us again before kids and I think I am handling it better then him. he is so use to us all constantly together or around lets say he hates change so the kids doing their own thing and I more into things I enjoy doing again is throwing him …I thought it would be harder for me but I am more open minded and I do not have parents telling me like he has how things should be …ughh and after my last blog if you read he got hurt at work thank god he is fine and doing a lot better and back to work . His parents thinking I am not doing enough getting back in our business my aurora of my peacefulness has vanished and been place with self doubt angry and I thought I got past this years ago. So now I am trying to get back to this peacefulness and contentment and not listening to them ….not very easy . It’s hard when people judge you just because you do not follow their ways or agree. I am thankful for this week being back to normal my daughter and I went out to a nice relaxing lunch at our favorite place, Panera Bread the best . and then we enjoyed a s’mores frappuccino from Starbucks so delicious we figured we had a light lunch we would enjoy this. Then we headed to my son ‘s school to watch his meet such a nice ending to the day. oh and yes they won! my son came in 2nd place in the hurdles and 2nd in 2nd race. So proud of him.
I know I have written about this subject before but need to say it’s so worth repeating. My Son was enjoying the day snowboarding at one of the bigger ski area’s that him and his friends never had been too so I was happy he was doing one of the many things he enjoys. My Daughter had a later shift in the day for work so we decided to enjoy a relaxing lunch at our favorite place to eat, Panera the best I had their zesty creamy tomato soup and grilled cheese she had a chicken soup and macaroni and cheese …yes very simple and yes we could of made that at home hmm …maybe but not as good as them and the atmosphere is so pleasant and relaxing even when it is busy and today was one of those day but what do you expect when something is good people go there. so we took our time and enjoyed . love the simplicity of this to some this would be nothing but to me its just who I am simple I wish more people could just sit back take in their surroundings like I saw today people chatting away smiling or reading a book as they enjoyed their meal. life should be happy and enjoyable and not stressed and rushed and full of judgmental opinions and anger shall I go on ? …yes I know I’m asking too much but can we at least try. I know life is full of all kinds of ways just seems we need to enjoy the life we are given as a gift.