Thursday, June 2, 2011

A Day of One’s Own


Not to be confused with A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf.

Every once in a while, one needs their very own day, a day to whatever they please without having to check in with anybody else. I had such a day today, and as I knew it would be arriving, I planned for it. I spent all last week thinking of things to do. I came up with a few ideas and put them in my planner.

The day didn’t go exactly as I planned, but I was able to get in most of what I wanted to do, so I would say it was successful.

It started with breakfast in bed.



A decaf non-fat vanilla latte and a multigrain bagel. Yum!

Then, I headed out for a drive, stopping in one of my favorite towns to peruse the shops. I did go into a couple but didn’t buy anything (can you imagine?). I did get myself a cup of coffee though.

At noon, I met my best friend, my sister and my niece for a lovely lunch.

For the afternoon, I had planned to read, nap and then watch one of my favorite “summer” movies. But that didn’t happen. I ended up helping my sister with a small project. I did get a nap in, but the reading and movie will have to wait until tomorrow.


I can’t wait to sit here—my latest acquisition--and read my book.

Though, I might end up just looking at the view.



However, Malden got his chance today.



Stinker.

Hope your day was just as lovely.

7 comments:

  1. Holy moly, is that your backyard? And if so, I'm up for adoption immediately...I won't even try to sit in your fantabulous chair!
    Glad you had a lovely day!! xx

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  2. Rori - it's not MY backyard. We live in a condo, so it's common grounds. But yes, it is the view from my back patio.

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  3. Yay! Even thought you didn't get to do everything you wanted, I'm glad you had a day for you!!!

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  4. Thanks! I am getting some of the other stuff done today, so that helps.

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  5. Glad your birthday was your own. Great chair, btw. Cannot wait to see how those retractable FriXions bring you joy. :)

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  6. Thanks Sandra. I can't wait to get them, use them, and write about them. Soon!

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  7. ooh, love the retractable ones. I just got the point (0.5mm) version of frixions yesterday in 7 colours and I am loving them, a must have for every filofax owner. My filo looked a bit drab but now looks lovely with all the colours. Hope you love yours just as much, would love to see the retractable ones in the UK.

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