Posts Tagged ‘chilling’

Perhaps you recently watched the F1 Australian Grand Prix, had to trim your cat’s nails, or experienced a similarly stressful moment. You may enjoy a few calming minutes spent with these birds of the world:

I know I will.

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It’s Sunday. I had plans and a to-do list and I’m getting some things done, but today I’m cutting myself some slack.

Do I need a little break? I do. Will it help get me back into gear and enhance productivity later? Probably.

Or maybe not. I still need that break.

For the sake of happiness and productivity, our goal should not be to squeeze every second of distraction and leisure out of our days.  

— Arthur C. Brooks, The Best Ways to Waste Time – The Atlantic

So I’ll spend at least part of my afternoon reading, drinking a smoked yaupon tea with whole milk and maple syrup, maybe have a treat, like one of the donuts we picked up yesterday. I’ll also check every half hour to see if we’ve managed to trap that last kitten, and generally take things slow. 

Who am I kidding, of course I’ll have that donut!

Here’s hoping your day is good too.

“Trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.” 

— Moliere

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Chilling, Apparently

Apparently, we are chilling today. 

Do not disturb the Neko Monster!

Mostly, anyway. I’ve accomplished a few things and had planned to plan my next month of writing work, but I’m really just having fun reading.

What else? In keeping with the chilling theme, I may design a few icebergs, because what better art project on a snowy day?


Later, I’ll give Mr. Man a haircut (while appreciating the talents of his regular barber, who does the job roughly 4 million times faster than I do). And then I may do a little design work. Or learn about household economics in early nineteenth-century England. Or shovel some snow. Or find my second-favorite biscuit recipe. Or pack and freeze a 25-pound bag of flour.

Or maybe not. I’ve got a book to finish.

“If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way.”

— Napoleon Hill

Happy Sunday!

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