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Spending my Sundays

Sunday ~ windows open, birds chirping and lawnmowers buzz in the distance.

3 weeks ago ~ snow; today ~ 70F.

Hubbs hurried around earlier as he readied for golf; I slept in, savored coffee and started a pot of soup.  He’ll be back later, wind burnt and sore, happy and tired.   We’ll visit over soup and smile at the day.

It really doesn’t matter what season it is, there’s something about Sundays that I love most.

It could be the quiet stillness of the house.

It could be the smell of supper lingering on the stove.

It could be meandering phone conversations with my sister or cousin or none at all.

It could be me starting a new book or reading 5 magazines or sitting on the floor sorting .shoes.

It could be towels tumbling in the dryer and fresh warm sheets on the bed.

It could be me that I spend my Sundays doing whatever I choose.

“Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you’re supposed to. Stay home on New Year’s Eve if that’s what makes you happy. Skip the committee meeting. Cross the street to avoid making aimless chitchat with random acquaintances. Read. Cook. Run. Write a story.” Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking

 

  • How do you “spend” free time?
    • Do you feel compelled to be productive and get things done?
  • Are you able to let the day lead you?
    • When’s the last time you had nothing to do and a whole day to do it?

 

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5 thoughts on “Spending my Sundays

  1. Love the quote from Susan Cain. My goal is to do that ALL THE TIME. I’m well on my way but once in a while I fall off the wagon and get caught in an aimless inane conversation with someone passing by. Argh!

    • by that way the book “Quiet” is a very good read ~ alone! Ha ha ha!

      Yes my goal is to do that as much as possible and, once retired, every single day!!

      Cheers,
      MJ

      • I have the book. Eye opener. No one believes I’m an introvert because of my jobs. I can confront, speak in front of large groups and speak clearly even when the message isn’t great. I just don’t like having to do that in my personal life.

  2. I love Sundays for their sleepy feelings of freedom…one day to follow my daydreams.

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