Good morning! I hope that you had a wonderful weekend. Here is was rainy, windy, cold and grey. Frankly, it seems like life has been like that lately, a little grey. Pull up a chair, let me get you a cup of tea and a piece of Ina Garten’s triple chocolate loaf and I will tell you about life lately.
As I mentioned last week, my mom broke her right shoulder and her left wrist and is out of commission as they say for the next 10 weeks. My father-in-law was admitted to the hospital on Christmas eve with pneumonia and has now been moved to hospice. My mother in law is facing her golden years without her husband and at the age of 92 is making plans to move from the place she has called home for the last 35 years. Needless to say she has a lot on her plate. It has become more and more apparent with each incident that life changes in an instant, one minute you are laughing and planning a holiday and the next you are preparing for the worst.
I am a worrier, even though I know it does no good, I lay awake at night trying to figure out how to “fix” things. Everything just seems so much more helpless and depressing when it is ugly and grey and in the middle of a long winter. Aside from that life is plodding along, lets face it we all go through periods in life that suck and make it hard to see the light at the end of the tunnel. Sorry to be “Debbie Downer” but this is my life lately, it seems so trivial to post about a recipe, a book, a find or little things like that when things like this are so much important.
Have a great day and thanks for listening.