Today was laundry day, usually a task that brings me much contentment. ((Yes, I know I’m odd.) Anyway, I did laundry, but it brought no contentment. Like many people I suppose, I’m restless and out of sorts.
To get out of my funk, I needed a little inspiration and turned to a notebook where I jot down quotes I like. Here are some that helped perk me up. I hope they cheer or inspire you too.
“Let everything happen to you.
Beauty and terror.
Just keep going.
No feeling is final.” Rainer Marie Rilke
“Strike the drum; cry “Courage!” and away.” William Shakespeare
“You are braver than you believe, stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” Winnie the Pooh
“If you’re going through hell, keep going.” Winston Churchill
And while this next quote, also by Churchill, doesn’t fall into the “inspiration” category, it’s definitely good for a chuckle.
“Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened.”
Friday Night Fun
Then, with my spirits refreshed and the sixth load of laundry completed, I got ready for Date Night with Handsome Hubby.
We’re ordering in food for the first time, Greek. Then, binge-watching heart-pumping Fauda about an undercover unit in the Israeli Defense Forces. We usually take our binge-watching with a bit of popcorn and cuddling on the side!
I’ve even got dressed up for the occasion. Well, sheltering-at-home dressed up. I was going for a cool 1950s Greenwich Village beatnik vibe look. I didn’t quite pull it off. Somehow, I wound up looking more Seattle grunge band! Oh, well. Here’s hoping, love is blind!
And speaking of getting dressed up, mandatory wearing of masks outside the home is becoming the order of the day. This is a good thing. Anything we can do to fight the spread of this terrible virus should be supported. As a child, I loved the Lone Ranger and Zorro. So, now we all get to wear masks and be good guys too!
So, goes Day 32. Have a good weekend everybody. Keep washing those lobster-looking hands.