Just Another Day in Paradise February 18, 2014Posted by Rusty in Uncategorized.
Tags: alone time, bead making, crafting, dropping a bomb, family, flowers, fruit, gardening, hummingbird, hummingbird image, missing solitude, shopping, veggies, wrench in the mix
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Enjoying my new “Hobby” this morning I heard a police officer ask if he could go to channel three. The dispatcher “10-4’d” his request, and a minute later he went back to channel one and said, in a tearful voice (But obviously “Playing”) “No one is responding on channel three. (Pause) :::Sniffle::: I feel so all alone!” Hahaha! Every time I think about it, I truly laugh out loud.
So my best buddy here in town gave me a box full of stuff last week when I went to visit. Knitting books, a flip book calendar with 365 projects, but most fun – polymer clay, clay tools, and a bead drying rack. I have been looking at all these items on amazon, because I have clay I bought last year, and I’ve been wanting to make my own beads. There’s a few things I need before I can get started, but I’ve been reading up on it, so I will be prepared.
Ok. ARGH. Last Thursday I had planned a trip to WallyWorld to look around and hopefully bring home some strawberry plants. I was REALLY looking forward to some “ALONE TIME.” I’m getting ready to go, and my son states “I am going to go with you, I need a few things.” I say “I am not going to hurry, I was planning on looking around.” He says “That’s OK, we can hang out.” Shoulder droop. Tears welling. Can I ever get a break?
Soooooo, this morning I am planning on a run to the craft store, to compare prices on things in my shopping cart on amazon, and the few things I need to get started on the bead making. Yessss! Alone time at last.
My son just told me he is going with me, he wants to run in Target for some things.
I feel rushed when I am not alone. I feel like I have to hurry through so I don’t inconsiderately make people wait on me. Even when “Take your time” is stated by the accompanying party. Blast. I can’t plan anything without a wrench being thrown in the mix. I just told him I’d rather run him up to the corner, and explained why, and now he’s kinda pissed. Says he didn’t want to ruin my plans. Well, you did! (Amended – he just huffed out of the house with his backpack, to walk to the store.)
So sick of all of this. It makes me want to put the house up for sale and move. I’m afraid he’d come with, though. Haha.
I can’t remember what I wrote in my last post, but have I dropped the latest bomb yet?
They are expecting.
Sssh. They haven’t told anyone but me.
I’ve started working in the garden with all this lovely weather we’ve been having. We trimmed the overly large lantana and it filled the entire bed of the truck. It was that large! I’ve planted some morning glory, giant allium and moonflower seeds. I have a few volunteer sunflower seeds that have sprouted. I bought my strawberry plants, and need to get them in the vertical planter. I love spring, simply adore it! I need to get my patty pan squash, cucumbers, okra and summer squash planted. My lemon tree is bursting with blossoms. I still have scads of tomatoes on my plants from the fall.
:::Happy dancing::: Not much makes me happier than working in the garden!