Perks


I have a great, life partner who I am so thankful for. Today he worked from home as his new office is being transformed. I was working on my computer too, and I loved that he was nearby. When we first met, we used to work together for several years. I loved the time we spent sharing stories, coffee breaks, lunch hours, happy hours with colleagues, commuting together and working out together. These shared times were many of the perks of my working years.

So today, when we worked from home together, and he asked me if I wanted a coffee in the middle of the afternoon, he made me smile and made me think back to the days when we first dated. The coffee was great. The memories, even better.

Thanks for the coffee, babe! You made my day. I love you.

What are some of the perks of your daily life?

My Birthday

It’s not my birthday. But I felt like it was.  My favorites are in town.  I got to just hang out with them all day and night and I felt like it was my birthday celebration weekend.  This is my dream come true.

The kids. The moms. The sisters. The Husband. All mixed together, playing and enjoying each other. That’s it. This is what makes me glow from the inside, so thankful, so filled with joy.

The littles were running around the house with trucks and small toys, making noise, chasing each other, banging on the drums and dancing.

The middle one made pancakes.

The big one slept in.

My loves enjoyed coffee together in the breakfast nook.

We didn’t have a plan and then one just came together.

We enjoyed the day unfolding, meeting everyones’ needs and just flowing. I love days like today.

We were at the soccer field, watching Charlie’s first match of the season, all of us sitting together on blankets and chairs in the sunshine and cheering and enjoying the journey.

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IMG_7017We made raclette party food for dinner, everyone pitching in and loving the shared experience.

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The middle girls baked meringue cookies and we stayed up way past our bed times again.

THIS is the life. Pinch me.  I love it. I love them.

I am so happy they are here to celebrate my “birthday.’

Life is good.  Namaste.

My Love

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This is my love. He asked me out on a date tonight in the middle of the week. We both are always busy and when his meeting got cancelled tonight, he texted to see if I wanted to go out with him instead.

I happily said yes. I love surprises and don’t care what they are. I just love to be loved and I’m so glad he chose me!!

We went to one of our favorite little Japanese restaurants and then walked around the downtown, enjoying seeing all the people outside having a good time on a warm night and stopped in at a fun, packed Irish pub.

I am thankful that he loves me and I love him.

Life is good!