hola! yes, I'm still here, although it hasn't been that long... unlike someone ELSE I know.
I'm just very busy, but also very happyhappy at the moment!
I despise working Mondays at the hospital, absolutely D.E.S.P.I.S.E. it. But I usually do. Mondays and Fridays basically. And of course, the one lost weekend a month (which is coming up next). I just talked to Markie, and she's going to switch my Monday for her Tuesday - yipppeee!! happyhappy!
So tomorrow, when hubby and I take a road trip out to a little country town event, I can relax 'cos I'll have my Monday free to do my work.
It's not like I don't enjoy doing things with my husband... I need to do that. Or anything else outside of this office o' mine for that matter. The thing is, I don't care if I do or not, especially when I have a ton of work to complete.
Is that abnormal?
Mumsy was commenting yesterday when I stopped over to bring her a 500lb. watermelon for a treat, "I miss coming over for BBQ's, or just general get-togethers."
"Well, Jim doesn't cook out anymore... or, we don't do anything anymore..."
Then I was thinking of stuff on my way home... summer stuff. Doing summer things. So what is that? Going to a beach? Going to a lake? BBQ-ing? We did more of that stuff when Jennie was little, more family outings and such, 'cos that's what you do.
Kind of like Christmas, and holidays in general... if you don't do the *normal* things, are you abnormal? And who's to say what that is? Is it because of movies and television and media stuff that if you're not going thru the neighborhood singing Christmas Carols and stopping for hot chocolate along the way, you're not a normal American Family?
I truly and thoroughly love my life. I am content and satisfied to sit here 24 hrs a day, 7 days a week (well, for the most part). I am happy to save lives now and then to see my friends and get out and about and socialize. I don't mind taking Mumsy here and there, or dad-in-law to appointments and haircuts, and meeting Jennie for coffee or going on bike rides with the hubster on a nice summer day. That's my/our life, and it suits me quite well.
It's just those occasional media thoughts that creep in and make me question how I live my life, and whether I should be doing something different or not. Which is silly, 'cos if I'm happy doing it my way, I wouldn't change it anyhow. Know what I mean?
So, my thoughts on a Saturday afternoon. Now I need to answer some emails... hope you're all having a great day, doing whatever makes you happy!