Hello to you. I’m back after being unplugged by forces beyond my control. On Saturday, around 2:10 pm we heard an explosion in our backyard and then another one. While this was happening Kyle and I both lost our internet connection.
Do you remember me sharing in this post: https://saymber.com/2018/01/20/20-jan-2018-kan-pai-dream/ about the dream I had about choices which included the hazards of distracted driving? Well apparently God wanted to give me a specific example to emphasize the point! The person who had the wreck in our backyard was a 16 year old girl. Thankfully she wasn’t seriously injured and nor was anyone else – just someones that can be repaired…a car and the Internet box that got completely crunched!
So this was a major disruption to our lives – especially Kyle’s. He does a lot of online gaming and was actually in the middle of it when the accident happened. He was already kind of fussy because he was having to go in for jury duty today. He was nervous about it – it’s not in his comfort zone. So when he couldn’t be distracted by his online friends and gaming like he wanted to, he was a bit disgruntled at first.
Sometimes disruptions of the status quo of our lives, whatever their form, can be good. We can learn things about ourselves and others. In this case there were many good things that happened. Prepare yourself, this will shock you lol, we actually started using our kitchen table for meals again! ZOMG right?! Ever since the recliner couch came into this house that has trays attached, we’ve been eating in front of the t.v. for all our meals. Kyle wasn’t as distracted by gaming so he helped me out more with caring for the dogs – giving them baths and trimming nails. We took them on more frequent walks together which is good for all of us. He’s been better about sticking to the daily exercise habit we are trying to establish together. There has been more cleaning in the house. Today, after I get off of here there will be paint going on canvas! I told Duwon, the nice man from AT&T who came out to repair our line today, that it’s pretty amazing all the stuff you get done when your not distracted by the Internet. On the same note, I told him I feel it is a utility. We may not run our livelihoods off of it, but many small business owners or people who work from home do. They just have to have it working! I think it’s kind of crappy they keep trying to say the Internet is not a utility.
Anyhew…..almost warm enough to take stuff out for painting. I want do it outside and enjoy the beautiful day. I am dreaming of someday having a solarium/sun room where I can have all my craft stuff and be inside and outside at the same time without having to drag all my stuff back and forth lol. May be some day.
What’s funny is this morning/last night I had a very detailed dream, like I was living it about car shopping after an accident! Whoever I was, or with had taken a turn too sharply and rolled/flipped their car. It was a large old style red car (kind of looks like the one at this link only a bit larger if your curious https://classic-car-auctions.info/european/2016-artcurial-le-mans-classic-sale-1961-ferrari-250-gt-swb-berlinetta/) I just remember the top being dented and deciding I wanted a new car. We looked at a used car lot. I remember there being a really cute little purplish car. There was a pick-up truck that had a cab that looked like it was being held together by duct tape. It was a very vivid experience. I even remember looking to see how late they were going to be open because there were a lot of people being serviced while we were there. The times and services were different. Sales were til like 8:30 pm. We ended up in new cars but they didn’t have any models on the floor except one that you pushed a button and it put itself together from like the size of a box. There was someone in the dream who didn’t want to file a claim with their insurance company. I remember someone driving after that and I was trying to sleep in the backseat. I flipped a flap on the window for privacy. It was night time.
Note: I am having to delete pictures to make room for new ones so if you see something is missing from older blogs, you know why. The only remedy is to pay for a Premium subscription. Kyle and I live on a fixed income, which includes my Air force Pension that may not be coming if the Government shut-down continues. Kyle is not currently employed so are trying not to spend money on anything that would put us over the narrow margins we live by. I don’t make any money doing this blog nor do I expect to. We will work with what we have.