Where Does This Lead?

Where does this door lead to after you open it?

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Today’s Affirmation Is…

 

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The photo above sums up how I feel today. I am trying to be in the present moment to enjoy the view and the action of swinging,  but I am desperately afraid of falling into the fog of the unknown.

Today’s Affirmation from Savannah Gilbo is: 
All that matters is how I spend this moment. As I remain in the present moment, the past and future give way to infinite possibilities.

I wrote about authenticity today in my journal and what that means to me. I am dealing better with the idea of moving. I have to positive frame it or I will be miserable.

Moments I appreciated today:

  • I had a nice car ride with my daughter
  • I had a nice go cart ride with her too – she drove that time
  • I enjoyed a Frappicino at Starbucks purchased with a gift card I won
  • I had some time to write in a cafe which I enjoy
  • I worked out in a clean Planet Fitness
  • Lovely smelling laundry that came out of the dryer
  • I took a car load over to storage and didn’t have to unload it by myself
  • I had a nice conversation this morning with my husband before the kids woke up
  • My husband made me breakfast
  • The coffee was delicious this morning

I am about to enjoy the shower that I am about to take!!!

I need to remember that my word for 2018 is BE. Today’s affirmation is a reminder.

 

What moments were you present today?

 

Leaving is…Complicated

At the end of the month, my family and I will be leaving a house that is full of memories even though we have been here a short time.

My husband and I did quite a bit of work to the house. Some of these elements I will miss. It depends on the new space whether we eventually mimic some of the changes. Taking down wallpaper is not something I want to repeat!

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I love these stairs! It took a while for the layers of paint and the trial and error for the book stripes and the lettering! I do love how they turned out. With us being a family of readers,  it was perfect. Each of the titles is significant to at least one family member too which makes it even more special.

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My husband and I painted this basement more times than I can count. The floor was also a trial and error project! Overall we were really happy with how the colors turned out. The floor reminds me of sand!

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This house is perfect for Christmas decorating! We moved the tree to the “red room” this year [named so for the red couch and chair in there!] With the fireplace upstairs it is very festive.

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Many words have been written in this chair. Many games of hot potato have been played here too. I do love this chair. It is staying with the house, however.20180331_123241.jpg

The next house MUST have a fireplace. We love it!

Thanks for indulging me with memory lane! I woke up thinking about the stairs.

 

Happy Thursday!