Immediately I like holding on to moments that consolation me. I like that this previous weekend was a lot enjoyable, family and friends in my presence even when not all of them have been in my quick bubble, nonetheless they have been all inside speaking distance and we talked. I like that the weekend included cooking as at all times, however this time there have been a lot of individuals cooking in other places and so they all introduced meals collectively on the cottage and there was a number of nice meals. I like that it included writing as at all times and that it additionally lent itself to writing with all of the optimistic vibes that have been part of it. I like that we swam so typically, together with a soothing plunge within the bay yesterday that cooled me down and stored me going once I obtained overly heated by the humid and sunny afternoon. I like that we obtained some extra tile samples for our kitchen backsplash, although I’m beginning to assume that our greatest wager could be to get a bunch of discontinued pattern tiles and minimize and piece all of them collectively in a collage of insanity, it will be busy, however it will even be dialog inspiring. I like that I solely want to do this in my thoughts, and that I can dwell fortunately with no matter tiles we select. I like that if I had the cash I’d be off to Spain to seek out the precisely good Mediterranean tiles with crisp white fields and shimmering indigo and splashes of golden yellow and wealthy crimson and fiesta medium inexperienced.
Immediately I like sitting on the entrance porch whereas I write. I like that I at all times come again to this. I like that I’ll at all times write the issues I like day by day for so long as I can as a result of doing so has taught me a lot about myself and about writing and about life. I like that writing about what I like has helped me go searching at my life, helped me be current in it, helped me uncover what’s optimistic and even helped me view issues I had judged harshly earlier than in a extra optimistic gentle. I like that irrespective of the place this stuff are written down, on Fb for the primary few years, right here now, and wherever they seem sooner or later, this will probably be my touch-base for the remainder of my life.
Immediately I like the tender summer time days which might be left. I like that this weekend previous was our competition weekend right here in my little metropolis of arts and although it was not what it has been in years previous, we managed to do what we may and I cherished each minute of it. I like that my half was small, however that it was the job I’d have wished for if I’d wanted to want as a substitute of it being supplied to me. I like that I’m going on file proper right here and now as saying, “Hey, if we ever do a dwell radio present for Summerfolk ever once more, I’ll do this!”
Immediately I like espresso on the entrance porch, laundry on the road, coming down from the weekend’s excessive of pleasure and enjoyable, and simply being right here on this second of peaceable contemplation whereas I write … oops, want extra espresso.
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