Happy. Merry. All that jazz.
I’ve had it up to HERE with negativity. I can’t. I won’t. Go away negative people, go far away.
“We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
― Oscar Wilde,
Doesn’t it seem like some of us can only focus on the bad stuff and can’t go a day without mentioning the shit show of 2020, what-they-can’t-do instead of what-they-CAN-do. Be like that damn Disney girl who sings LET IT GO over and over again. Wait, she’s annoying as hell. Never mind. Me, forever the Pollyanna….singing The Sun is gonna come out tomorrow at the top of my lungs and perhaps annoying my neighbors.
Does it feel like I’ve gone off my meds? Or does it feel like I SHOULD be on meds? Any suggestions?
Transitioning to the good stuff…
We had a very nice, low key New Years Eve and day in JawJa with our dear friends. It was a cold/wet/dreary day and I had made a boat rental reservation for the lake in our community 6 weeks prior. Damned if we were going to cancel and miss out on some fun. We were ALMOST the only people on the lake, aside from some awesome herons, mallard ducks, geese, bald eagles and the Gorton fisherman.
The thing about us and our people, we can have a blast just about anywhere in any instance. Wet, cold and the boat couldn’t get over 2.8 MPH, I’m sure I swim faster, but we tootled around the lake and laughed like we were at a comedy show for two hours. Cheap entertainment.
We enjoyed homemade meatballs and cooked-all-day spaghetti sauce, collectively created a large pot of chili to be eaten over several days, sipped good wine, and of course some movies on the couch.
Callie had her boxer friend Milo for a few days which she loved, we had lovely sunrises and look at me trying to save a buck on our gas bill by watching a fireplace instead of turning on a fireplace. Who knew I was such a genius?
I crack myself up. Very cheap entertainment.
I truly believe things WILL GET better for every one of us. I really do.
So, did anyone even bother to make a resolution this year?
Cheers to all things being better. My favorite saying: Optimism is contagious. Feel free to pass it on.