I went to the movies at the weekend. I sat through over an hour and a half of the owl movie. The guardians of Gahoole. I was looking forward to it but was disappointed. My 9yr old and 11yr old are still talking about it. I guess I got old.
My highlight of the movie was actually the ‘Roadrunner’ short movie at the start. I watched it, amused, at the roaring laughter from my kids. I don’t watch enough Roadrunner. I need to watch more pointless cartoons. I just don’t need anymore owl movies. I used to love cartoons. The smurfs and the snorks used to keep me occupied for hours. At what point do we lose the ability to love that stuff?
So the week after the owl movie has been good. Except for today. When I shouldn’t even have got out of bed. I yawned my way around the gym. I got far too growlie at the kids before school. I pulled out in front of a car at school drop off. I waved my hand in desperate apology as I let him past… there were, like 5 silver cars in a row in my mirror, you were the little silver one in my blind spot, I’m sorry. “Buy a bigger car!” I exclaim, trying to excuse my total pulling-out-of-the-carpark-uselessness, silence from the back seat. One way to keep the other two kiddies quiet.
I shouldn’t have expected much different from today. Because it followed after yesterday. Yesterday was the day when hubby worked his usual long hours, came home and asked the kids “What has Mum made me for dinner?” as he hugged them hello and the kid’s answer? “Sliced up old gumboots, but it’s ok because the gravy is super yummy”. Nice.
So the mission today? Make something nicer than old gumboots for dinner. Not pull out in front of anymore cars. Stop beating myself up for the slack workout this morning and get some work done. Note the underline under get some work done.
No time like the present. Oh! I heard a great quote on the radio this morning. “If you don’t like where you are in life, change something. You aren’t a tree”. So true! And this girl is about to change the fact that she has no work done yet today :)
Oh! Happy days to Susan Gregory who won a place in my next Big Picture Classes workshop, Colour! Or is it Color?! Email me, Susan, and I'll arrange for you to get access into the class!
Leaving you with a layout I don’t think I’ve shown you yet… a very simple one done with a Tarisota kit a while ago. I was in a story-telling mood at the time. Love a good story. Laters!