Aahhh! That’s the sound of me breathing easy. I’m done. The long run of night shifts and busy days is over.
We had our family Christmas on Monday. It was wonderful, warm and happy…… because there are kids! Without them we’d be looking at each other, trying to think of things to talk about.
Yesterday my ex visited me, I hadn’t seen him in a year. He talked a blue streak about the business that used to be mine, too, and going to places in the USA that I liked to go to. Then he gave me some money and a hug and said he would visit in the summer and clean my chimney. It was stressful but I’m glad I’m not still with him.
I went into work at 5:00 praying I wouldn’t be met with a list of work to do but, lo and behold! My boss had everything done and told me I don’t have to work Christmas Eve Day! Business has been slow, (I think because the weather is so warm with no snow, it’s not ‘Christmassy’) we are well stocked up and the students are working. I did a happy dance right there!
AND he hugged me, Merry Christmas, before he left! That was very surprising! I went in so tired but joy got me through the evening.
I did some shopping on my break so I won’t have to go to any more stores until after the 25th. People get into such a frenzy, its crazy. Relax, people, it’s only a day, not the end of time, for Pete’s sake!
The weather is still warm, it does look bleak and snow would be prettier….. but I don’t care! No scary drives to work. When I get the wood stove going I can open the kitchen window. Today it’s raining; perfect weather for a Netflix day.
The person I’ve been helping out hasn’t called for a few days so I’m keeping my fingers crossed she has found another helper but I’m not going to call to find out.
Tomorrow is going to be 10 C and sunny; I might just go for a walk on the beach!
Aaaaahhhhhh! I hear the chorus…… Hallaalleeeelluuuujaaaah!