Best laid plans

in Palnet3 years ago


My brain did it for the first time in a long time: woke me at 3am with busy-ness I've not known for a while. It's not like the waking of a year ago when I was paralysed by the not-knowing associated with the lockdown or Covid and how we would make ends meet. Rather, it was in anticipation of a really busy week.

I did think I might post something from my phone via @dapplr, but my brain was so preoccupied that I locked myself out and had to find, at 4am, after I'd dipped into the book I'm currently reading, the PUK. Needless to say, the word in my head at the time included no "P" and included an "F" and a "K"... Let's just say, eventually, I found the PUK-king number. It took a while because I'm not at my best in the morning. Let alone in the wee hours.


Problem resolved, I returned to bed, and notwithstanding being turned into a cats' mummy (wedged between two felines, unable to move is mummification...) and planned my day. It included the long promised post about mushrooms.


But then I was offered the opportunity of a hairdo. Ahead of a busy week after a bad hair week, that was an opportunity I wasn't going to pass up. She's a delightful young woman and came here, but and I have great hair, but what I thought would be four hours for writing a blog was, well, gone.


So, let's say that the post is a work in progress and will eventually be published.

The day did begin well, though. With the most beautiful sunrise spied from our first floor bedroom window.


Wishing one and all a happy, productive and rewarding week!

Until next time, be well
The Sandbag House
McGregor, South Africa

Photo: Selma

Post Script

  • Twice a year Traci York hosts a challenge to bloggers to post daily for a month. I've participated (or tried) for three years I've known her via the blockchain. Twice I've succeeded. It's that time of the year again, and I'm giving it a go - on the Hive blockchain. Wordpress bloggers are also invited to participate.

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Busy is good eh
Have a fabulous week ahead

You are so right @kaerpediem! Better than a year ago when the days were endlessly the same!!

Good week to you too!

Ha ha @fionasfavourites hope the nights go better and you iron out all the cobwebs climbing in to disturb well deserved sleep.

Thanks, Joan. I figure I'll sleep like the proverbial babe tonight!

Now we all want to see your hair-do!

Ah, Zoe, that will happen. At some point..😊

Here's wishing you a restful night, but isn't it fabulous being busy compared to last year this time;)
Have a great week too Fiona!
PS this blog a day is hectic and we're not even halfway through the month!

Yes, I am loving being not just busy, but useful and gainfully employed.

A blog a day is hectic. I am, though, trying to do it. Even if my posts are a type of journal.

Happy week to you, too!