As sometimes happens my original post went poof into the unknown. So, I’ll share this picture of my orchid beauty. Enjoy.
There are many things that help me cope not only with the moves but with change in general.
- I keep some things the same. The book shelf in this picture has travelled with me since 2008. A few of the spindles in the jar since 2006. Familiar items placed in similar rooms/windows brings a sense of continuity for me.
- I Keep colour in the room. The orchid, a gift in May from Lemonville United, brings a sense of beauty and richness to the feel of the space. Ah, feels like home to me.
- I Make gentle shifts as I re-work the space. From time to time the furniture will move giving a fresh start. Doing this is great in order to catch the illusive dust bunnies hiding underneath and in corners.
Do you move around frequently or have you stayed in one space for decades? Share how you cope if you wish. I’d love to hear your ideas.
I’m enjoying a slow start to my day playing Skip-no with Nick. He won this time. We’re keeping a running score to 500. I’m ahead by 30 but that could change.
Not sure what the day will bring but will enjoy myself. Today is a gift that I will open carefully and slowly.
Do you have plans for the holiday?
Well something was bound to happen. I was on track with my tasks today. Laundry hung outside for the first time in 2years. Everything was dry and ready to come in. And…..
The line broke. Two baskets full of dry clothes now with dried grass through out. There is always a plus to be thankful for and as with every day for the last week I’m enjoying the garden. Here’s a beauty for you: