Look at the calendar!
( ... waiting while you check.)
Go back and check that calendar again.
( ... waiting, ... checking my finger nails, ... rubbing eyes, ... picking nose ...
well maybe not that last one.)
Yes ... you saw it ... counting today, we are 3 days away from Christmas Day. And for me, we actually celebrate on Christmas Eve ... so I got 2 days left in my own personal count down.
I don't know about you but I have a holiday list ... and I am checking it twice. And that was only in the last 2 minutes. 'Cause there is this frick'en (#@**##) deadline!! I really hate deadlines.
Christmas is such a BIG deadline. I gave up deadlines when I gave up working for a living. Many newly retired folks give up loud alarm clocks and demanding bosses. I gave those up too, but at the top of my give up list is deadlines. And yet, every year ... there it is ... that C Day Deadline that just can't be wished away.
So what does my check list look like on this day - 2 days in advance of my deadline.
✔ Tree is up and decorated.
✔ Decorations are out.
✔ Gifts are wrapped - major ones, anyway.
✔ And the first batch of cookie dough is in the refrigerator.
✔ Make 3 more batches of cookie dough.
✔ Bake all those cookies.
✔ Finish gift shopping.
✔ Prepare menus.
✔ Food shop.
Make Liver Cookies for the grand dogs
Cook Christmas Eve family dinner.
Share gifts on Christmas Eve.
Cook Christmas morning breakfast.
Visit mom at Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
I live with lists. They can be good or bad. This Christmas list is a good list, 'cause most of the things are checked as done. It settles my mind to see that in black and white (Ha! or green in this case.)
I am going to be all right.
One last to-do I just remembered!
Wish my blog friends a peaceful and happy holiday season, no matter what you celebrate.
To my dear blog friends
Have a peaceful and happy holiday.
Be sure to carve out some time for yourself.
Ok, now I can mark that item as complete as well.
✔ Wish my blog friends a peaceful and happy holiday season, no matter what you celebrate.
Oops ... another to-do!
Carve some time out for me. (Need to stop now ... my to-do list is growing!
If I am not careful this list will become a bad list (more un-✔ed than ✔ed