So the last few days have been a blur. Two friends have both been in the hospital recently. One with the miscarriage, one with a hip replacement. I've been zooming around to their houses, making meals, picking up, changing diapers, sitting and chatting, playing board games. I got home yesterday and was snapping at my entire family. I was in a horrible mood. I yelled at my son for the stupidest thing. My husband asked why I was in such an awful mood and I realized that I was EXHAUSTED from…Continue
I had pulled a filthy screen out of our kitchen window and bathroom window AGES ago. My husband has asked me many times to wash them so we can put them back in, and I just hadn't gotten around to it. Last night, the screens got scrubbed, he was so shocked and happy to find me doing it when he walked in to switch the laundry into the dryer.
I gave other things yesterday, but my gift that I'm "counting" was letting someone cross the street. I know that sounds weird, but she was standing in a crosswalk on a busy street with her bags leaving a convenience store. I could have sped by her like everyone else, but I stopped and smiled at her. The person on the other side saw me stop and stopped too. She looked so grateful. It made me happy.
Yesterday there were lots of gifts for my kiddos- out to lunch for sushi and pizza (weird combo I know, but we have this FANTASTIC supermarket near us that has some wonderful prepared food and booths!)
A stop at FYE to pick up our preordered copy of Glee (for me and my daughter) A trip to Savers for my guys. A really cool "planetarium" for the little one, and an album with ghost stories and 20 comic books for the big one.
The real gift was a call from my friend who is going through…