an opportunity

So YBW’s company has divided his team into two groups and they’re alternating working from home and going into the office each week. This plan began Tuesday. Wednesday morning he’s at his computer in his jammies with the cutest bedhead hair ready to work.
His group won’t go back to work until Monday. Of course, he’s on call this week, so if anything blows up, he’ll be going into the office anyway.
This working from home thing is tricky because of the kind of work he does.
I don’t actually have an opinion about him working from home. (be sure to document my lack of opinion)

I’m up and dressed and going about the Robyn things.
I sort of feel like I should be adventurous when it comes to meal prep. But that also sounds like more effort than I’m willing to put forth. Not to mention more dishes for me to do.
I might actually tackle cleaning my closet. I mean, I recently did a bit of a purge, but I need to examine my shoe situation. They need to be put away properly, and I could take this opportunity to wash all the sweaters and get them put away for spring.

I’ve got a huge project of going through the last thirty years of photos that I was saving for when Thing 2 comes the first week of April. Of course, now, she may not actually come.
We had tickets to for a live Welcome to Night Vale show, but the US shows have all been postponed.
So I can either tackle that alone, or wait patiently for Thing 2 to come and assist. Seems a shame to waste the opportunity when I’m actively trapped in the house for the foreseeable future.

YBW asked me last night if I thought I might go stir crazy being trapped at home.
I honestly hadn’t thought about it.
But now, as I put forth (slack-ass) effort to plan my days, I’m beginning to wonder.
I have Netflix and Hulu. And Disney + is a thing, right? But I’m already over the television.
According to my local meteorologist, it’ll be 81 today. Maybe I’ll get on setting up some porch life?

I feel bad for complaining. Though TBPH, I’m not actually complaining, I’m just expressing my thoughts.
That’s the key. Minding the attitude. I’m not being a dick. I’m simply trying to suss it out…out loud…to all y’all…

My mood is actually quite good.
I have a big ass stack of TBR.
I have a ton of music to be organized.
I can go outside and get some vitamin D.

It’s just that I know there’s an opportunity in all this and I’m disinclined to waste it.
But an opportunity for what?
Stay tuned, y’all!

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  1. I’m trying to adjust to the new normal…all my plans for the immediate future have of course been cancelled. I’ve been reading a lot. Watching tv, but we don’t turn on tv until 6…that’s our house rule…my problem is lack of space. I can’t find my dining table, so that cuts out doing a lot of things.

    • No telly before 6. I like it!
      I’ve never had a rule about the TV, when the girls were little, we only had one, and it was downstairs, not in our living room. They would sometimes turn it on for simple background noise and play with their backs to it. Our life never revolved around the TV, but there was no hard and fast rule.

      I’m not so concerned about things being canceled, though that is disappointing. Especially since it means no Thing 2.
      I just feel like this time could be important, and I don’t want to feel as though I’m wasting it. Perhaps I need to examine that more?

      I’m only on chapter five of that atomic city book, I’m just not that into it. I keep waiting for the actual story to start…
      I may put it away and pick up something else. In the meantime, that flea market mag was even better than I’d hoped, and I’m doing more writing than I have in a while.
      I’m also watching some Mad Men.
      There’s a watery sun peeking through dull clouds, will it rain? Will it be sunny? Either way I’m going to spend time outside today.
      May the Force be with you, LA!

      • May the force be with you too! I felt the same way about Atomic City….you need to intersperse it with something else. Mad men! Loved that show! The clothes! And the dialogue! So well done!
        I’m trying to take it one day at a time and not lock anyone in a closet….

      • Ooh! It never occurred to me to lock people in the closet!!! 😂

      • Right? It could be a lifesaver

  2. Why not make a short list of possible to-do’s for the week? As you cross them off – it will feel great, and for something different watch an Adrienne yoga youtube for a few minutes of stretching.
    A new routine takes time.

    • I am the list lady and it never even occurred to me to create a list!
      A no pressure list, if I do it, yay! if not, that’s cool too.
      I’ve been walking a great deal, but switching it up with stretching is a great idea, thanks! 😊

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