I've got nothing to say and at the same time I've got plenty to say. Does that make sense? My mind is a jumble of thoughts lately and they're all tangled up. Maybe I'm tired. Maybe I'm distracted. Maybe I'm just too busy. And maybe I'm all of the above. Probably all of the above.
It's been two weeks since we moved into our new home and our new city, and the list of things to do is still much longer than the list of things done. We have set ourselves up to be comfortable and completely functional but most of our stuff is still in boxes piled up around the house. Not one room in the house is completely ready. There's been a lot of scrubbing and dusting and vacuuming and purging, but not one wall has been painted yet. We cannot start painting until this house is clean. And sometimes it feels like it never will be. It is so dirty. Every inch of it. It's not a gross type of dirty, thank goodness, but rather the type of dirty where areas of the home were never deep cleaned or even cleaned at all. I get the impression that for years this house was surface-cleaned but that's about it. So layers of dirt and dust have accumulated throughout and it is a lot of work to get rid of them. And until we do, no paint will stick to that, not even primer. I know we will get this done eventually but in the meantime it is challenging and sometimes discouraging. I have to remind myself to breathe.
Earlier this week it was International Women's Day and I meant to blog about that but didn't. I have amazing women in my life, including all of my female blogging pals. But most important of all, I have raised two amazing women. I am so proud of my two beautiful daughters who continue to fight the good fight and pave the road for their generation and the generations that will arrive after them. We've come a long way, ladies, but we haven't reached the promised land yet, so onwards and upwards.
I am going to end this post with the tune "Play That Song" by Train that I've been enjoying immensely lately. It's really catchy, so don't click on it unless you're prepared to be stuck with an earworm for the day. Don't say I didn't warn you!
And that's a wrap. Happy weekend, everyone!