I’m in a state of denial/disbelief that we’re over half way through the year. I must say 2020 so far has been the year that keeps on giving… And not in a good way.
That said, with the easing of restrictions here in New South Wales, we’ve been adjusting to a new “normal” and making the most of our good health and our new freedoms!
Before I jump into July, I’m going to take a breather and take stock of all the joy in June. I’d love it if you joined me!
Cooking: These Tuna Meatballs with Pasta – they’ve been a regular feature on our dinner menu!
Eating: Food, sitting down in a restaurant. I didn’t realise how much I’d missed it!
Drinking Negronis back at The Foxtrot Inn our favourite cocktail bar.
Reading: Wish You Were Here by Jo Tracey and Boy Swallows Universe by Trent Dalton.
Interviewing: Jo on this month’s Author’s Corner – she’s a dead set legend.
Watching: Season 5 of Queer Eye on Netflix and both seasons of False Flag on SBS. Top notch viewing!
Finishing: Both seasons of Shtisel and feeling a little bereft about it!
Crying: Watching The Dog House on 10Play. It’s heartbreaking and heart filling all at the same time!
Enjoying: The easing of restrictions.
Keeping: Our iso-habit of Cheese Board Fridays. It’s one habit we’re happy not to break.
Noticing: How much busier it is everywhere.
Feeling: A bit snotty and coughy so taking a Covid test. It’s the responsible thing to do in the midst of a pandemic.
Waiting: For Covid test results – 36 hours of cabin fever – I’m pleased to report they’re negative.
Trying: To wait to put up the tree for Christmas in July but failing miserably.
Rearranging: The lounge room to accommodate the Christmas tree and David’s desk. It’s a bit like furniture tetris.
Taking: A drive to Kurnell over the long weekend. There’s nothing like a bit of Vitamin Sea and a good dog beach!
Liking: Winter sunshine.
Disliking: The rain. No one likes a soggy doggy.
Catching: Up with friends over beers or burgers.
Loving: The camera on my new iphone 11. It’s a game changer!
Playing: With our puppy “cousin” Jackson the labradoodle. It’s made me very poody (like broody but for a pooch!)
Attending: An out of ISO dog party as Teddy’s +1 so much fun!
Sharing: My list of puppy basics – it’s the ultimate guide for new puppy pawrents.
Washing: Teddy often. Sadly, he has a penchant for mud.
Opening: Parcels for Teddy Roosevelt.
Wearing: These Teddy Roosevelt earrings. Jesseline from Cacty Craft is so clever.
Braving: The elements with Teddy’s pram and rain cover!
Dressing: Teddy up in canine couture.
Needing: An intervention before Teddy has more clothes than me!
Smiling: At Teddy Roosevelt and @mrteddyelliot sharing the pram. Two Teddies are even cuter than one!
Asking: Myself what I took stock (and pictures) of before I got a dog…
Marvelling: That Teddy Roosevelt is 11 months old already. Where did the time go?
Walking: Everywhere with Teddy.
Thinking: That Teddy and his brother have the same smile.
Wishing: My social life was as good as Teddy’s!
Spending: Time with friends, it’s good for the soul.
Training: Outside with Kathy.
Returning: To the gym.
Hoping: That the saying “if it hurts, it’s working” is true because it really hurts!
Falling: Over. I hurt my arm and my knees but my pride got the biggest bashing!
Visiting: The hairdresser and the nail bar for essential maintenance!
Submitting My final TAFE assessment.
Crossing: Fingers that I pass.
Knowing: That I won’t be flying to the UK in August after all.
Wondering: When we’ll be able to travel overseas again.
Worrying: About my mum.
Planning: A pet friendly getaway to the Hunter Valley next month.
So now I’ve told you about my June, won’t you tell me about yours? I’m all ears!
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