Erica Lucke Dean

"Making the world a better place, one book at a time."

is anyone out there listening?

Sometimes it seems as if no matter what you do, nothing goes right.  You can have a wonderful weekend, you can accomplish many great things, but then you wake up the next day and suddenly it feels as if the world is out of balance. 

Today was a day like that.  

Housebreaking the puppy was quite a challenge today.  Indy actually slept through the night and went potty outside upon waking, which was encouraging, but he had several accidents throughout the day. I think he is asking to go out, but his subtle requests have eluded me.  He doesn’t ask as adamantly as what I am used to.  He must think I’m not paying attention.  I know how he feels.

I hate when it seems as if no one is listening. 

Are you out there?  Can you hear me?

My husband and I seemed at odds all day today, and for no apparent reason.  There was no cause to be angry or frustrated, and yet we were.  The day was spent, for the most part, at home—where we managed to complete several tasks that had been on our “to do” list for far too long.  There were no angry teenagers, or unreasonable requests from any of the children.  And yet tensions were high all day.

It was just one of those unexplainable things that happen in life I guess. 

Tomorrow is a back to normal day for the family.  My husband has to work, and I have a few important appointments to go to.  Holiday weekends, despite being great fun, are often very draining.  I think I’m actually looking forward to a little vacuuming and some laundry.  

It just might be time for a little more excitement, don’t you agree?

Until the next time…I’ll be planning a field trip with my posse.

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