Tag Archives: patience

Day #363 The Waiting Game

You know what I’m talking about.¬†Everyone plays the waiting game. All the time. I’ve had cause recently to reflect on waiting and have come to the conclusion that there are many different types of waiting, but they all come down to a delicate balance of the same things: time, patience and discipline, and circumstance. On…

Day #347 Christmas Jazz

I appear to be able to tap into greater reserves of patience when I’m out and about with Hawkeye than when I’m stuck at home, so with a weekend all to ourselves, I did the unthinkable and went shopping¬†voluntarily two days in a row, just for fun, on the last weekend before the Christmas holidays.…

Day #338 “No, I do it!”

Much of life is about cultivating patience, or dealing with consequences of not having enough patience, or learning coping strategies for when there’s no more patience. Patience, patience, patience. For example, I have no patience when it comes to a good book. The idea of reading a couple of chapters at a time and putting…

Day #286 Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Yes, we all survived the storm-once-known-as-Hurricane Ophelia, though the disruption to the whole country has been fairly massive, even in areas where there was little more than a few downed trees from the wind. Schools were once again closed across the country today from an overabundance of caution, to allow for checking of any potential…

Day #235 Why? Why? Why?

This was my facebook post this morning. It’s pretty self explanatory. The Mister apparently noticed this development earlier this week, whereas I thought I heard the dreaded word yesterday, but it was this morning that Hawkeye showcased it to me in full glory. Daddy: “You’re walking very slowly today, why don’t we go faster?” Toddler:…