I've been sick the last couple of days and prone to the odd breakout of waterworks. I'm happy to say though, I haven't lost my sense of gratitude. Today I'm grateful for: my phone call from Nita's sister. It made my day.pushing on and grouting the 2 projects that were waiting. After a day in... Continue Reading →
having family to celebrate Christmas with tomorrowRainbow Paddlepops - yumgetting all my tiles organised by colour a really yummy dinner tonightsurviving Westfield shops today!Kensington Pride mangoes - they taste delicious, and the box of them sitting on my table smells just as good.my washing machinemy lovely old neighbour who gave me chocolates for Christmasmusic Merry... Continue Reading →
I started this one 8 days ago, and have struggled getting it finished - creativity level 0. I wasn't happy with it at all, apart from the two large circles, and came very close to pulling it all up and starting again. My daughter helped me sort out some colour combos I wasn't satisfied with... Continue Reading →
The month gone by since last posting in my gratitude diary has been an emotional one, settling back into life without Nita. I finished the mosaic for Nita's sister, and shipped it off yesterday afternoon and have been really down in the dumps and teary today, missing who and what I don't have. So I... Continue Reading →
I love this challenge as I find quotes simple yet effective ways of communicating inspiring, empowering and what can be life changing, ways of thinking and being. So I thank Rory from A Guy Called Bloke and Doodlepip Adventures for again nominating me in a topic he knew is in the realms of my thinking... Continue Reading →
This is the latest mosaic I've been working on. It will be sold with a mirror in it, not a tuxedo cat!! I love how our boy, Ji (J-eye), took to this frame! He was determined not to get up and out, and I ended up just taking the frame up from around him. He... Continue Reading →
my daughter washing up each day without being reminded 🙂 🙂 my daughter in general ❤ finishing gluing my favourite mosaic to date having had the nerve taken out of my sorest tooth finally getting paid from the Tribunal hearing just before lodging it with the courts small victories a beautiful warm day clean sheets... Continue Reading →
A down to earth and humorous reminder that there is always good in our lives – we just need to be open to seeing it and accepting it is there.
Thank you to Robyn from The Robin Bird’s Nest
Sundance sent this to me.
Not only does she accept the good in her life, she appreciates it!
I am quite delightful. (smirks while typing)
Embrace the good in your world in whatever form it arrives.
Sometimes those things you least expect, or question the presence of, turn out to be what you most need.
You say “exasperating” I say “fucking delight” either way there is good. It’s win-win!
Occasionally, life is rough.
We’re so focused on the trouble, or pain, all manner of ick that hits us upside the head. Even when we’re swimming around in the ick till our fingers are pruney, there is good in our lives, in the world.
All you have to do is open your eyes.
There is a quote:
When you look for the good in others you discover the best in yourself.
But, when you’re up to up to your…
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While I have so many regrets at the moment, it's important for me to think of the things I'm grateful for to keep my equilibrium balanced. So today I'm grateful for - my daughter having better coping skills than I did 24 years ago knowing about, and practicing, self care having my mosaics to create... Continue Reading →
It feels like it's been forever since my last post! In that time life has brought its frustrations and thorns but on the flip side, also many things to be grateful for. So today I'm grateful for:- getting all my evidence together and sent off for the final hearing at the Tribunal being able to... Continue Reading →
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https://youtu.be/otgbBDaZzCw Today I was watching a documentary, The Champions, about the dogs that were rescued from NRL player, Michael Vick and his dog fighting ring. My daughter asked me how I could watch shows like that because they're so sad. Yes, they are very sad. Learning about what those poor dogs endured, and the fate... Continue Reading →