My daughter gave me the little flower between my monitors on Mothers Day. She said “take it to work with you Momma, it will cheer you up.” No, my daughter is not three years old, she is in her 30s, but she was right. It does cheer me up, not because it is a smiling flower, but because it is something that was given to me with love.
There is a three day holiday on the horizon! Woot! I have not one plan. Son, wife, two babies, and my “normal” daughter are going on a fishing trip. Son and fam in their camper. Daughter in her little tent. She is a serious backpacker. Son was too. Now he has a family. Sweet! Of course, I had to admonish them to keep those babies away from the river! As if they wouldn’t have thought of that without me telling them to! How ridiculous mothers are some times.
Kindred soul daughter is still staying with me, which is delightful. She is always on the run though. Not sure I can make a plan with her.
So! I think I have found something to do that is productive, useful, and might even be fun! I keep seeing commercials on tv for Deck Over, a thick paint to put on a rough and cracked deck. My front deck is ridiculous. But small! So I think I might paint it. I haven’t done any projects around the house for several years. Coincidentally (probably not) about the same amount of time I have been training to run marathons and half marathons.
So happy it is Friday. I love Fridays. Then Saturdays. And then every other day of the week.
And grateful this Memorial Day that my son is not in a war overseas. Memorial Day was absolutely the worst day for us when he was. Not this year. Not This Year.
Trust in him at all times, O people; pour out your heart before him; God is a refuge for us. ~~ Psalm 62:8