I have twice started posts on updating our budget for 2015, and twice I have abandoned each post with one or two paragraphs written. Things at my full-time job are in a state of turmoil and I am just not ready to face that reality here at home right now. So I am tabling the exercise and the posts for sometime when is not going to put me into a foul mood.
As of this morning M had still not noticed any adjustment in my hair. It is truly good that I love the guy, because otherwise I might be developing some sort of invisibility complex. So on the advice of an articulate Gentleman, I marched into our room and asked him if he noticed anything different about my hair? He looked at me, REALLY looked at me, and said … it’s a little shorter, right? *sigh* I pointed out the lesser amount of silver hairs showing, and he looked closer, actually lifting up strands and looking at my part. “But there is still some gray there,” he says. “Less,” I say, “much less.” I show him the photographic evidence on his own iPad, and he looks again. Finally, he sort of makes that gesture of defeat (you know, hands sort of thrown out to the side while shrugging), “I guess I didn’t notice, honey. Your hair always looks great to me.” Good answer, M!
Full-time work is a depressing place to be right now, and I dread going into the office and coping with weighty matters on my desk and with my bosses. Makes me grateful to have side gigs that are easy and relatively lucrative, so much so that I have to seriously examine whether I can make it work with exiting my full-time job and increasing my contracted hours. Full-time job is a relatively tumultuous place anyway, but this week is in the red zone for personal stress.
Hope everyone else is having a simply awesome Thursday!