What Years May Come…


Mama has always said…start the year off doing something you’d like to do all year…and…unlike some of Mama’s advice…I’ve always tried to do that…this morning was no exception…

I painstakingly selected an outfit to wear…one that accentuated the pounds that I’ve lost…and still flattered those that I haven’t…I took care with my makeup and hair…even though I didn’t have any major plans for the day…

All was going well…

I made the bed and tidied up…emptied the dishwasher…smugly envisioning what a wonderful year I would have…my life would be orderly…I would look good…what could be better…

Well…a nutritious breakfast of course…I do intend to continue my healthy eating habits this year…

I put fresh spinach and onions in the skillet for my favorite omelet…while I whipped a couple of eggs…not quite certain why the spinach wasn’t cooking…I realized that I had neglected to turn on the stove…hmmm…but not to worry…it was corrected soon enough…and it was time to pour in the eggs…I lifted the edges as they cooked…I rotated the liquid around the pan…just like I always do…but these…well…they didn’t quite flip just right…and it wasn’t the prettiest omelet I ever made…but with my sliced tomatoes…it still looked good enough to eat…

So…I brought it to my office…where I proceeded to multitask…in retrospect…perhaps not my wisest decision…however…hindsight is 20-20…anyway…as I perused Facebook…holding my plate with one hand…and scrolling with the other…my omelet decided it wanted a do-over on the flipping…landing squarely in my lap…while the tomatoes not wanting to be left out…visited the keyboard…and…the pants I’d carefully selected visited the laundry basket…

I’ve also paid bills and balanced my checkbook…painted my toenails…started the laundry…and now…I’m writing my blog…I’m not sure what all that says for my year ahead…but…I’m certain that…Bertha…will fill me in on the details in a bit…she always does…

Jane

4 thoughts on “What Years May Come…

  1. LOL. Lovely way to start the day, and year. I intended to write all day. As a first in weeks of not even having time to look at my laptop. Woke up with a smile and shorty finding myself shoveling the snow that slid off the roof during the night, blocking the entrance to my firewood storage. 6 hours later a fire was going. The day just flashed by and now I’m worn out and trying to keep my eyelids from getting stuck in the keyboard.

    If that’s what I’m going to do this year, I’m signing off and move to any place where snow never falls so I can write.

    Have a great year, Jane! :)

    • Wow…what a morning…and by the time you were able to start the fire…you were most likely warm! Here’s wishing you lots of writing time this year!

  2. Spent the morning tidying and re-arranging the conservatory, took a picnic lunch to eat in the car at the top of the hill after a short walk, spent the afternoon re-arranging the furniture in the bedroom, cleaned the utility room and cooked tea, if the year progresses at this rate I shall be a physical wreck by the end of January. Quiet day tomorrow choosing wallpaper, I think. Sorry about your omelette (English spelling), I expect Bertha will tell you to eat at the table tomorrow! Happy New Year x x

    • Joy…you have had a busy day. Glad you are taking it easy tomorrow. I’ll be back to work…where did the break go? Yes, Bertha will probably tell me that…who knows if I will listen!

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