Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Life Lately

It seems like I only update this thing on the weekends. I have no real defense for that other than the fact that my job kicks my ass on the daily and, by the time I get home, the only thing I want to do is change into my comfy pajamas, curl up in my favorite quilt, and veg out on the couch. Unfortunately for Hugh, this means that my dinner-making skills are mostly AWOL, dog hair tumbleweeds drift casually across the vast tundra of our wood floors, and the fridge hasn't been cleaned in weeks. I would say I'm sorry, but, honestly, I'm so emotionally drained, I doubt I could muster up sorrow.

On the bright side; I'm here, now.

There's no telling how long I'll be able to maintain even this ridiculously low level of effort, however, so; I better get rolling with the updates.

Thing #1: Going to the chapel and they're gonna get ma-a-a-aried!

On Sunday, Erin asked me to come to her wedding dress appointment at David's Bridal in Neighboring City. It was such an honor! And, while I won't show it here; she found the perfect dress! I can't wait to see her walk down the aisle in it come next April.

 Was The One somewhere on this rack? I'll never tell!

Masks aside, this was a momentous occasion!

Thing #2: Not fur love, nor money...

The Man-Cub has become quite attached to Queen B's cat. Or, the cat has become quite attached to the Cub. Either way, they are just too cute.


Thing #3: Feeling hot, hot, hot!

Petticoat Junction, Hooterville, Pixler, and Neighboring City are experiencing a heat wave. I personally don't mind the heat, but, some people are being really negatively affected by it. I feel for them.


Thing #4: It's All Greek To Me

Had a pedicure on Friday; toes look great!


Thing #5: I'll just have a salad and a Diet Coke.

Who could blame me when the salad is this good? I mean, it's not exactly low-cal, but, a girl needs some meat on her bones. Also, denial ain't just a river in Egypt.


Thing #6: On the wings of a butterfly...

I don't know if you've picked up on it, but, lately, I've been in a bit of a funk (understatement of the century). I've been dealing with a lot of anxiety and depression, which, is a new experience for me and, I gotta be honest; I don't like it. Recently, I threw a plea out into the universe, asking for some sign that things are going to get better, and, the universe (God) answered in the form of several gorgeous butterflies. Now, you might think "Well, duh, Chelle, it's summertime; butterflies happen in the summertime", and, you would be right. But, my butterflies appeared every time I was at my lowest point, and, they didn't just fly overhead, they landed around me, near me, and on me, and, each time, I felt a wave of peace wash over me. That's a sign, no matter how much you try to convince me otherwise.



I'll end on that note, and, I'll make an effort to get over here more often. Much like the butterflies, this little space of mine brings me peace. I need to remember that.


1 comment:

Dorothy Lehnerz Elliott said...

Michelle your butterfly is my butterfly also. I have three of them everyday and they are just like yours. Brings me comfort and peace. Every morning about 9:30 or 10:00 they come floating all around me. I know they are your dad, your brother and your nephew. Love you sweet girl.