1-25-23, Day 24 In PTL Perrin’s Life
Welcome to day twenty-four of A Day In My Life! Happy Wednesday!
Yesterday and today are catch up days for me. Here’s what I did.
After I wrote and published my blog post for yesterday, I took the ornaments off the tree, catalogued them and packed them away. This is a good-bye-until-next-year photo. The tree stands naked in the living room, and I feel my heart drop every time I see the poor thing. Sometime today or tomorrow, Bill and I will take it apart and store it in its box for next year. Then I’ll put the normal clutter (er…knickknacks and photos) back on the shelves and clean up. Once that’s done, Christmas will officially be packed up and put away. Why do I feel a little sad? It’ll be nice to get back to not worrying about getting that job done.
As the unwilling ad-hoc treasurer for two corporations, I went through their accounts yesterday afternoon to prepare them for our tax accountant. Thankfully, it didn’t take long.
I have to do the same for our personal business accounts, which is much more complicated and takes a lot of time. Since I paid the annual report fee for both yesterday, there’s no rush. I’ll try not to think about them for the next month or so.
Today, I will spend a few hours working on my editing project. The author is a wonderful woman with a great story. What God has done in her life amazes me.
I combed through several years’ worth of photos for ideas for more posts, and saved quite a few of them. I wish I’d catalogued them while I saved them. I’ll pick one at random and share it with you here.
This was me at age two in Germany. From the look on my face, it’s obvious to me that I was born with attitude. German was my first language. We lived in the house my mother grew up in. My grandparents doted on me, but after we moved to the USA, it would be years before I saw them again. I understand now what a heartache that was for them. Although we see our grandkids often, we live far from most of them, and I miss them.
Enough randomness. My brain is having a hissy fit, so we will go to a quiet place, take a nap, and decide what to share with you tomorrow. I look forward to reading how your day went and what memories you’ll share with us.
Are all your photos in albums, either virtual folders or real photo albums? Do you like to go through them and remember other times?
Here’s my to-do list for today:
- Write my daily blog. (Check!)
- Read the blogs of everyone participating in this challenge and comment. (daily)
- Read and critique my writer’s group’s chapters.
- Take a nap.
- Spend a few hours editing my friend’s book.
- Take down the tree, box it, and clean up.
- Relax with dinner and a movie and Bill.
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Patty Perrin (writing as P.T.L. Perrin)