Here's the length and breadth and height and depth of my wisdom at present on how to live life when time seems short but things to do are relentlessly plentiful. Do one thing at a time. One thing at a time and I seem to get as much done as when I'm trying to spread myself between seven things all at once. Heres how it works.
Two's company, threes a crowd Except my front garden didn't get the memo Its wild and totally overgrown at the moment with fishbone fern that people still pay good money for in the shops, with agapanthus and seaside daisy and some other long reedy things that provide a bit of a screen from the road. They crowd in on one another - the more the merrier apparently and are only kept from going completely mad by the garden bed edging laid in a curvy romantic fashion by me years ago now.
I still go back to these words - - - small steps will often keep us going when we run out of steam with the grand gestures. Leeana Tankersley Sometimes small steps are the only thing you can do when time and money, energy and ability and plain old priorities count the "grand gestures" out for the time being - - - and sometimes taking one small step can seem like the grandest gesture of all.
I may have mentioned this before but I'll say it again anyway - small changes that make a big difference are my favourite kind of changes. So in keeping with that, I thought I'd share a quick change done recently that was easy, fun and mostly done by me sweet girl Olivia. Last Saturday she … Continue reading Small Change, Big Difference – Impromptu Feature Wall
No way !!!! Yes way The first two words shout out big and bossy like they know all there is to know. Like they've decided and that’s all there is to it. The second two are whispered but they're determined, not easily put off, resilient, resourceful and they just might have a secret weapon up there sleeve.
Five Minute Friday = prompt word, five minutes, just write. No overthinking, no over complicating. This weeks prompt word: STUCK Now theres a word I can relate to. "I feel stuck" is a phrase I'll say all dramatically quite often - more often than I'd like - to myself, to God, to anyone who's bothered to … Continue reading Five Minute Friday – Stuck
Good without the bad ain't no good at all. Everything Must Go Hi friends - if you've joined me here for a while you'll be familiar with my What I Found posts. These are simply a way of paying attention to my right now life and being thankful for all of it. The lovely, the … Continue reading What I Found this Summer
With Christmas over for another year the kids as always were a bit forlorn. I on the other hand was elated. Not because I don't love Christmas but because I get my house back. Well as much back as it will ever be. If Christmas is all about the children than January HAS to be all … Continue reading Taking Back the House