The view from my journaling seat this morning … all the important things are right in front of me. There is daylight peeking though the blinds because I was there a little later this morning. My mom had a very encouraging report at the doctor yesterday and I didn’t need to head over to her house for the day shift. It’s been a little weird being home all day, but the afternoon nap was most welcome, and I finally cleaned out my knitting bag.
I’ve lost track of the days, and I feel a little like Scrooge waking up to find out it’s Christmas, except for me it’s realizing this is (still just) the first Friday of the new year and there are still three full weeks left in January. I know January can be a slog, but I feel like these next 24 days are gonna fly by!
Thinking about … embracing Google, for sure the Chrome browser. I’ve admired Sara’s computer skills up close for over nine months, and I asked her to give me some pointers. Her #1 tip – switch to Chrome. I’ve been a dedicated Safari user since I bought my first MacBook and maybe it’s time to change. Learning something new is a good way to exercise my brain, right?! We’ll see … I just made the decision yesterday and I’ve been able to use Chrome today for a few things, but – ha! – it knows nothing about me … and I couldn’t remember enough of my WordPress login credentials to write this post there. yep. we’ll see!
Grateful for … yesterday’s good news about my mom. The doctor was very impressed with her 21 year old hip! The tendons that tore (and allowed the hip to dislocate) will need a good three months to heal but she’s cleared to stop wearing the full-leg brace and to drive. He also prescribed three weeks of in-home physical therapy. My mom and my siblings have agreed we can end the 24/7 company and we’d like to help our mom stay home through January. That comes down to us continuing to visit her (instead of her coming to us), and doing her grocery shopping. January is a great month to stay home, and the omicron surge makes it even more appealing. Like I said in yesterday’s post, there is much gratitude with and through embedded here. and we are experiencing all of it!
Inspired to … (finally) finish 2021. I have a little more reflecting and a little more documentation to do … stay tuned for what might turn out to be a full week of blog posts!
Looking Forward and Fun … Season 2 of All Creatures Great and Small starts Sunday. I’ve seen Season 1 at least three times and I’m pretty sure Marc’s into double digits. We are so excited for some new shows!
I’m also looking forward to catching up with all of you (it’s going to take a while) – wishing everyone the best weekend available!