Being at home with children, while the days sometimes feel long and repetitive, I actually have less time than ever because my time is not my own. Recently I have been yearning for more time to read, and these are the things that helped me find it:
I have mentioned before that I will be studying French this year, and this week I was invited to an orientation evening. The university staff were keen to explain how much universities had changed in the past few years, and how modern the learning experience would be. But, if I can indulge in a little high school French, plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose…
I was introduced to my husband because I was looking for someone to teach me how to surf. When we were courting, we didn’t do much actual surfing because, as I’ve since learned, the conditions have to be just right in order to make it worth paddling out into the water. Instead we spent a lot of time sitting on the beach talking for hours, as we watched the waves roll in. Continue reading
We’re women: we multitask. We do a bit each day, we’re efficient and we take care of the little things (and the big things). The clothes get washed and put away, dinner gets prepared on time and we pick out our outfit the night before. And did I mention that we clean up as we go?!
This is partly what makes you thoughtful person, that you remember the little things and Continue reading