Friday, April 17, 2009
A Free Moment to Relax.... I Think
Pretty picture, huh? It's my front yard lavender bush on a sunny day inviting the bees in for a relaxing drink. Lavender has a wonderful relaxing smell, and drinking lavender tea can also relax you. I wonder if the bees experience "bliss" when they drink from my bush. Heck, if I was a bee, I may not go anywhere else if that was the case. Thought I would post the picture today to remind myself to slow down, relax and take time to breathe.
Life has been on overload for a few weeks now. Actually it's been on overload for a few MONTHS but we won't delve that far back right now. So far this month we've celebrated 2 Birthdays with one still to go, an Anniversary, Easter and a Baby Shower. Every weekend seems to have plans of some kind and there hasn't been time to just "BE" in a while. This upcoming weekend may have a few hours of unplanned time...hey, I said MAY! Our cat, Randal, has to have his teeth cleaned on Saturday. He's actually been experiencing digestive problems so it HAS to be done. But that's a drop off and pick up leaving most of the day open. (I'll have to post a funny story about this cat and the antibiotics he's on in the next couple of days!) Then I meet with my friends once a month for breakfast and that is scheduled for this Saturday morning. Then Sunday morning, we are all going out to breakfast to celebrate Tiffany's Birthday. Busy but do-able.
Everything pretty much gets completed in a day when life goes on overload, everything but the really important things that is. I get to the end of the day and wonder if I ever said "I love you" to my husband. Was I supportive to my kids and grandchild? Did I find time to fulfill myself? So, I think it's time to correct the imbalance that has taken over. Hubby and I are going to take a mini vacation next weekend. It will be time to think, play, relax, plan and catch our breaths. I'm SO looking forward to it!