Tonight I had an epiphany of sorts and it all started when I sat down on the couch to feast on a reheated plate of soggy fish sticks and a frozen mojito.
I lounged there in my pajamas munching the mystery fish and watching MANOR HOUSE (a series that aired years ago on PBS). It had been a typical crazy night in our house and finally, I had the boys fed and tucked snug into their beds. We had early morning activities, an early bus route, preschool, soccer games, and track practice. I was exhausted- so naturally I vegged out in front of the flickering tellie.
It finally dawned on me that I was not accomplishing anything. Well, I guess I was learning a little about Edwardian underwear and exploring the plight of a scullery maid. . . BUT was I "getting my business done?"
Yes, I just quoted the television series THE MIDDLE. I am not completely insane, but my sons and I watch that series every week. Last night's episode was about accomplishing tasks in your life that matter. It was a meaningful message with a sense of humor slapped on the side, but the theme must have stuck in my head.
Yes, I have managed to juggle my family and keep everyone on track, but I was missing something. I know this sounds selfish, but what was I doing to get my business done? We have been doing a little remodeling and my oldest son was confirmed on Palm Sunday. I have taken a self imposed hiatus from the blogging world due to being preoccupied planning a wedding and organizing Vacation Bible School.
Tonight, I have decided to saddle up and ride this horse- I mean, blog again.
So now I am left to ponder the world of Upstairs, Downstairs and my next blog post topic.
Maybe, it will focus on the sickening feeling I get whenever I hear Celine Dion's TITANIC love song. Really? Couldn't they find a different song for the 3D version? It was bad enough 14 years ago during the first release when all the radio stations cued up the song every 15 minutes.
However, I am starting to channel my inner Bridget Jones and may need to seriously contemplate what exactly they put in a mojito. Lime and mint? These pouches are tasty. . .
What will you do to "get your business done"?