Sunday, 17 May 2009

The Calm


...before the storm. Just for one afternoon.

Our School's 30th anniversary went well. The place was full of people all day long and everyone seemed to be having a great time. We stayed for dinner and didn't get home til 7pm so there's some very tired people with little tolerance to spare for one another around here. I suspect I'll need to visit the supermarket for dinner ingredients before the end of the day but right now I just don't want to go anywhere. Despite being weary, it's a good kind of satisfied weary that makes the intolerance in the house a little easier to bear.

Now that church is over for the day I am indeed making this my day of rest...a good book, something to nibble on and a warm doona on the couch sounds about perfect. It'll be quite some time before I get the opportunity so I'll take it while I can.

4 comments:

Joy McD said...

Wow, 30 years! A pity my sister wasn't here to go there. She would have enjoyed being back at her old stomping grounds I'm sure.
Sleep well tonight!
lv,
Joy

Left-Handed Housewife said...

I hope you got a chance to chill and read and nibble! Isn't it nice to have a quiet Sunday afternoon? I get fewer of those than I'd like.

What's a doona, by the way?

frances

Tracy said...

Actually, I slept. On the couch, under the doona. Miss Mischief had the other couch and the knee quilt!

Doona...I'm not sure what your equivalent word is. It's a feather-filled blanket kind of thing that you slip inside a pretty cover. You can get wool-filled doonas now too. We usually only have the one doona on our bed, but at the moment I have a thin quilt on top to keep the warmth in.

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