A Sunday by my kitchen window
You know I am not the one who would spend a lot of time by the kitchen window. On Sundays, it is about those many cups of tea. As I watch the boiling water and tea leaves, life feels going too fast. Those bubbles of colored water are bursting even before they can grow to their full size. As if too soon to burst. Or is it just me imagining?
Sundays are quieter on my side of the world. People are not rushing home and the honking is minimal. There are no impeding work calls and I don’t have to summarize any action steps or close some work. I want to hold on to that feeling of not rushing through the day and letting it pass at a pace that is comfortable. The back feels a little sore and needs some rest but the mind is active. Making me sit tight and work on my thoughts.
Some household chores need my time which is not new but I don’t seem to mind. As always, you may say. I am relaxing on my couch using the laundry that needs to be folded as cushions and bolsters.
Do you see where I am headed?
No where in reality.
My mind is drifting and is on and off umpteen ideas. I see the need to click pictures, charge the camera, write down a few thoughts, make a travel list, step out for a walk or should I stay put and soak in the couple of hours I have remaining in my weekend to end? It’s hard to decide. Even harder, is to get up from this couch.
It’s not about the blues that people think Monday brings. I am good with a fresh week. I like to go back to work but the quiet is what I miss. The chaos is not out of the kitchen window on other days. It’s in the mind.
Letting go is easy but taking it easy isn’t. The need to get things done quickly and to run with the pace you are expected to, is hard to let go. The rush of blood in the brain keeps it active or does keep it too occupied? It’s a tough choice.
Do you feel that way on some days? Do you feel the rush or the need to let the ‘quiet’ stay?
A slightly long post for Microblog Mondays #169 but should be good for Monday Musings. Yes, that picture is from AZ’s kitchen window and I am tagging it to Mundane Monday #136. And before you leave, let me share that this was a free-write.