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I don’t want to do nuthin’…
Thursday, June 4th, 2020

My ex said there was an old Irish saying that went like this: Never do today what you can do next year.

Yeah, that’s his sense of humor. Born and bred Irish. It’s why we’re still great friends.

Today’s one of those days. It started off well. I got out of bed at 6:30 AM. I decided to try to catch up on artwork for the two challenges I’m participating in. I completed them and was sitting down at my computer to begin my “real work” day when my daughter came downstairs in a tizzy to remind me we had dental appointments.

We had both completely forgotten, which meant no time to shower (ew!) and barely enough time to brush our teeth before we hurried into town. That was a long ordeal due to the COVID precautions—time to sterilize in between, waivers, etc.

Once we came back, I sat back down at my computer, but one of those “70’s stars—Where are they now?” popped up on my news screen when I first opened it up, and an hour later I was dozing in front of my screen.

Now, it’s time for a late lunch…maybe a swim…don’t I need to vacuum? You get the picture. Anything but what I need to do to keep on track. I have tons of items on my To Do list to tackle, but…really, can’t I take a “do-over” tomorrow?

What do you think?

5 comments to “I don’t want to do nuthin’…”

  1. Michelle Levan
    · June 4th, 2020 at 4:28 pm · Link

    How much time do You take for You? Sometimes we have those days were the small stuff (i.e., appointments, shopping, chores) seem to dominate the day. When you look back at the day and wonder, “What happened”. Your work will be done better, if you are focused and ‘in the mood’ more. Hours spent staring (to make yourself work) are not efficient, especially when you can get the work done in half the time, when your brain is in it.

  2. Delilah
    · June 4th, 2020 at 4:44 pm · Link

    So true, Michelle!

  3. A. Catherine Noon
    · June 4th, 2020 at 4:45 pm · Link

    Man. You just described my brain over the last couple weeks of stress. Sigh. I have a writing group write-in tonight on Zoom and am hoping to recapture my mojo there. 🙂

  4. Ani
    · June 5th, 2020 at 1:51 am · Link

    Having to force myself to move some mornings.

  5. Delilah
    · June 6th, 2020 at 1:55 pm · Link

    LOL. Glad to hear I’m not the only one. Although, I’m feeling more inspired today!

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