Monday, January 2, 2012

Happy New Year!

It's early in the morning.  0549 to be exact.  Breakfast news is on, there is a cup of tea on the side, and I am crosslegged on the sofa, blogging.  This is my plan, although I will have to get up earlier than this to accomodate blogging time, and reading others blogs will need to be worked into my time somewhere else. 

Tomorrow it is back to work.  It's INSET tomorrow (teacher training day) and then the children are in on Wednesday.  We have a new topic, which should interest the children, and we have new literach and numeracy topics as well.  I have a bucket of work to do lol!

And that's ok.  I know what I need to do, I know that lots of it will get done, I know that some of it won't get done.  I know I'm ok with that.

I think that's my plan for the year.  I've spent the last 2 and a half years saying that itwillbefine.  I have been proven correct - it is fine.  Yesterday we woke up at a friends house after a lovely evening seeing in the new year quietly with a curry and a film.  J was the first person to speak to me in 2012, with "I love you too."  Jamie was the second person, with "'Allo Sarah. I a got toas a marmite." (He's two, and doesn't believe in putting all his sounds into his words as yet lol)

We came home after Ang had cooked a fat ol' breakfast, and then grabbed a few bits and went to pick up Lara.  How long she'll stay Lara, I'm not sure.  She's a snake, it's not as if they answer to their names!  She is, however, a Khal strain Albino Boa Constrictor, and she is beautiful.  She's around 3 ft a the moment, and will eventually be heading to around 10ft.

We came home, and had a weird evening.  I made tea - bacon sandwiches.  J and I handled Steve and Lara, and Steve was very wandering tonight, ending up all over my head.  He's also getting heavy now as he heads to 5 ft.  The babies are so much easier lol, at not yet 1 ft long!  Anyway, I made a brew, and we watched some Four Weddings, and discussed several aspects of getting married, including showing J one of the Denim Wedding Dresses that I had looked at with Caroline years ago.  I still like it.  If I ever get married again, I may well get it anyway - It's not as if I can honestly wear white......

Then we watched CSI, and I was sleepy and so dozed slightly and when J said "Bedtime," Then up we went.  Except that once we were confortably in bed, J realised it was only 9pm.  I went to sleep for a bit - I'm very tired at the moment, but I always am after Christmas.  Then a bit later I woke up, and he was as snotty as anything.  I don't mean grumpy, I mean that over the course of about 20 minutes he developed a stinking cold!  I did him some boiled lemonade and then went back to bed and sleep.

It was a very random night. 

Last year, I put up a quote


“Peace is not something you wish for; It's something you make, Something you do, Something you are, And something you give away.”

That's the plan for this year as well.  Stick with peace.  Peace inside and out.