Today is rather grey. As much as I dislike summer's heat, I think I rely on the sun to power my mood. More than I think I do.
I should crack out my happy light. I think I will. Now that I am mentioning it. I have no idea if it has any positive effect, but what the heck.
I sort of overdid it on basement clean-up this morning. Not that I did much, but I am out of shape and allergic to cats and it didn't take much to wear me out. I want to get to my boxes and boxes of sewing stuff that is poorly packed in disorganized boxes but I am trying to work through the basement project slowly and methodically.
Those of you who have met me will know that Slowly and Methodically are not two of my favorite methods. Suddenly and Obsessively, though? Yes. They are pals of mine. We hang out all the time. Every night. I keep them in my knitting bag and they come out to play whenever they get the chance.
I had a great time last night with friends at an outdoor performance of La Boheme. Then I found a wood tick crawling on me this morning. Happily it had not yet burrowed in. I was enjoying some time to myself-- the rest of the family is playing video games and napping. The house is quiet. But now it seems too quiet.
This post is sounding all morose to me. And I don't feel morose. I just feel kind of floaty and detached. Grey. So I am going to do the following things: sing, turn on my happy light, drink a glass of water and enjoy the relaxing afternoon.
P.S. tomorrow my digital SLR camera arrives in the mail. I am only a little bit superexcited about this.
Note: I have to find a new superhero alter-ego name for my Superbetter game. The random name generator chose "Rose Monsoon" for me, but then I came across a drag queen who goes by the same name and I want a name that doesn't already belong to someone who dresses more femininely than I do. I like her confidence, but I want my own name...
Quaker, teacher, parent,