Mumblings and Ramblings

I have a small pocket-card, developed by GiveMore, that I am making a conscious decision to read at least once a day. The idea I am going to develop into a habit is:   Pause before you begin.   Clip a complaint as you feel it coming. Put a smile or thoughtful statement in its path. Blame no one. Blame nothing.    Can you imagine if everyone made a concious decision to do this?

The other day I got my hair wrapped around a brush so badly I thought I might have to cut it out.  Then, all of a sudden the brush slid loose.  If I hadn’t practiced a bit of patience and perseverance…  In other words, when having a moment of frustration or panic – take a deep breath before reacting.

I asked myself the other day if it was too early (before 5:00) to have a glass of wine.  I decided to make a cup of coffee in my Keurig.  It was a good choice.  I got a lot done.

Jigsaw puzzles relax me.  Putting organization into chaos?  I am working on my second one this month.  I slip into the little world coming together on the table.  My current puzzle is a picture of a Mom & Pop veggie farm/orchard.  Love it!!

Had another dream about running out of time to Christmas shop.  It is January for crying out loud.  Give me a break!

Had another dream about moving.  In this dream, at least, the house I was moving into wasn’t already jam packed with the previous owners’ stuff…but the house was dirty.  Very.  Why do I keep having dreams about moving into houses??

It thundered in winter.  That’s supposed to mean snow in 7 days.  We’ll see what happens…

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About Marla Rose

This blog documents country life in central Illinois with lots of pictures, and various other ideas/adventures that come my way. My hope is to make you laugh (or at least smile) and appreciate this life!
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4 Responses to Mumblings and Ramblings

  1. Becky P says:

    ha! I have those same dreams!!! Along with all my teeth falling out and not remembering my class schedule. Oh, and the best one, having to go to the bathroom where there is no privacy! TMI???

  2. 1.) I like pause B4 begin 🙂
    2.) at least u have hair to brush 🙂
    3.) Never too early for wine 🙂
    4.) I love puzzles 🙂
    5.) dreams are always good, means u
    Have a complete life 🙂
    6.) I have heard thunder and lightning in
    Jan means snow in may, happened in 96 🙂

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