Friday, February 13, 2015

TGIF

Don't come around my house if want a sociable, friendly host.  I'm working on several days of little sleep, multiple blood sugar lows, and muddled thinking.  That's the week that was.  With that said, I can still find things that I'm grateful for:

  • I don't live in Boston.
  • I am not Brian Williams.
  • I'm not an aid worker in Syria.
  • My daughter, et al, are coming to visit today.  

I'll pull it together for them.  Grandson is apparently acting like a little sh*t to his mother lately.  He's even asking for his Bubbe (me).  I think just to spite her.  Damn but kids can be harsh.  Even at three years of age.  They have no self-censor button in their brain.  Kind of like a menopausal woman. 

It goes without saying, I have a patient and understanding husband.  And I endeavor to correct my thoughtless behavior when I am in his presence.  Yes, I have read my Harvel Hendrix.  He contends that for every nasty exchange, 5 loving exchanges are required to mend the rift.  I agree.  We need more kindness in this world.  Hope you give some this weekend.  Work with me, here.

4 comments:

  1. It seems a difficult time for some reason-- for a lot of people. Oregon's governor is having a lousy week also. Hope you get your blood sugar back in control soon. Get lots of hugs. They are good for us *hug*

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  2. Hope you get some sleep and the blood sugar worked out, Tara. I love the idea of five loving exchanges for one nasty one. That tips the heart scales in the right direction. Be well and say hello to the kids for me.

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  3. Yes, we definitely need more kindness in this world. Hope your blood sugar levels out.

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  4. Five loving exchanges: Without Trace here, they are piling up, so I send you 5, plus an extra spare 5. there xxxooo

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