Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Ruts & Routines

January is usually the coldest month of the year in my neck of the woods. So it's the month of doing things inside to stay as warm as possible. I try to finish up old projects and line up new ones to start.

I'm doing a little embroidery while I gear up for a few bigger projects this year.

I'm also very deep in my rut of routines in January. I'm a typical Pisces in every other way, but for these darn things.

I have a love / hate relationship with ruts, but can enjoy a good routine.

I love that laundry day is usually Monday, I hate when it takes until Wednesday to get it done. I look forward to the clothesline being used!
I love that there is a rhythm to doing dishes by hand, an order to the chaos, I hate drying them. The dish washer with just two at home, isn't used unless we have company. It just takes to long to fill it :/
I love eating, I hate exercising...can't I just wake up thin again?

So while I grapple with these, and many other dilemma's, with the accompanying order and routines, I am shoving some ruts aside finding a sunny window much more appealing, gathering a book or some embroidery to disappear from my life for an hour, or more if I'm lucky...then it's back to my rut...with frequent bursts of pandemonium sprinkled liberally throughout the day's.

Today, I believe I shall begin to replace one morning rut, for a new routine that involves a morning cup of yoga...

Here's wishing us luck on breaking out of some ruts this year and finding more enjoyable routines and may God bless.

1 comment:

  1. I think that's the trick- balancing it all! I have plenty or routines that I would love, but am stuck in my rut of not deciding what I should change...