The art of dating when you are in your 40’s is a perilous, soul destroying mission. I blame my misfortune with men on the 'fairy tale factor'... That never ending belief that love conquers all and that one day a prince will come.
Reality isn't even close to the fairy tale. Especially when the prince doesn’t just come with baggage – he comes with a bitter, money grubbing ex-wife clinging to his back like a hump.
I got work! But... I suspect it is not for me! It is making designs for stubby holders and although I would get license to do anything, it is a little place so I won't get enough money. I worked for 2 days this week and realised that I won't get paid for it lol. Not that it worries me because I have wage insurance but I think you need to feel like you're benefiting them!
So it is back to the drawing board! :(
While I'm waiting for one to land in my lap, I'm calling up an old book; its about time I tried to write again!!! But first I'm going to go float! Followed by a session in salt!
I've been house cleaning and gardening for 2 weeks; this is in anticipation of getting a job and being away from the house for a goodly whack of the day! Of course I don't have a job yet and I'm only looking with one eye (and that is barely open!) but I've got several people that are helping me so I'm going to wait and see what pans out there...
I quite like what I've done outside; in the rain! I bought an old dressing table for $5, and I've made it into a planter. I also got rid of the gravel from that area and I've put soil and grass seeds down! Of course I had to put the wire down... Sharpie would dig it up if I didn't!
And as for the Squeeze... He sat inside on the computer while I did all the back breaking work and then came inside to cook a roast lamb! lol
So I reckon I've about another week or so of cleaning up and beautifying! Then what..?
Well the spring cleaning continues; helped by the fact that unlike anywhere that it is actually spring, it's colder than a witches tit here at the moment!
This morning I got up at seven with the Squeeze. While he showered I made breakfast then I took Sharpie for a long walk through the cemetery (freezing my butt off).
I came home to the second day of cleaning frenzy...
I'll admit there is plenty to do around here. So far I've put a vertical herb garden in out the back and I've finished 2 rooms - and I mean completely finished with reorganising furniture etc and it looks good!
I still have the oven to clean... the fridge... but in a week or so; when I'm finished... I'll be ready for work again!
This was my first day without a job. Okay; not nearly as bad as I thought!
I've been cleaning outside... And it is hard work! I think it will take me the rest of the week to clean up/out anything out there; skipping the rain :) Mind you, I created a vertical herb garden today!
Next week, I'll do inside (which isn't bad but all cupboards the fridge and the oven need cleaning!) so it will take time!
I think as long as I have a job by next month, I'll be okay! And the house will be spotless!