Mom is in New Jersey this week. We are talking away for almost a full eight days. Did you get that? 8 days!!!! This is my Risky Business week. Okay, actually this week is nothing like the movie.
Every year we attend a golf outing that is held in my brother’s honor and the proceeds go to a scholarship in his name. This year due to the hurricanes and massive rain in the North East the date has been changed three times. The last change meant that I was not swapping my week of vacation again. See suddenly when I was swapping my vacation my week was getting shorter. As fun as that is, um no. So Mom flew to NJ this week without me. This is my “me” week.
I know that you are asking what kind of exciting stuff I am doing. Get ready for it. Nothing. I have turned off the TV. I am doing laundry and going in to the office every day. Putting the car in to be fixed and getting to the salon this week. Are you jealous yet? My excitement comes from the fact that I have time alone. Some time I can sit quietly and think or read. How I miss the ability to do that.
Growing up I didn’t get a lot of quiet time. When I did that was my chance to center. I still need quiet time. At my job I am surrounded by people and noise. My commute is often my only quiet time. Yep, that is an issue as driving in rush hour doesn’t really equal Zen moment. In part my desire to quiet time is the reason why I get up as early as I do in the morning. I get an hour or two with only my cats. That is a nice time.
This week is a what I long for. I love my mom and we get along really well now, but having my place to myself is needed. Being able to center in my house is something that rarely occurs. I know that someday it will be just me all the time. I mean Mom is 76 so it is coming and I will miss her. Wanting quiet or me time doesn’t make mean I am a bad person. It actually makes me very healthy. I may write a lot this week or maybe not. I don’t know. Either is fine as this is my week.
Rock on kids and enjoy your week! Peace and blessings!