It's been a lot cooler over the last few days which has come as a welcome break from the dry heat and the follow on of humidity. It was a tough few weeks for everyone and I think everyone can be forgiven for frayed tempers and impatience. The next few days will be a bit cooler and hopefully more fresh.
I've been making the most of the lovely days. Sat outside with Becky and the local kids. Engaging them in activities like drawing or telling stories or sitting with my guitar playing and singing softly. The kids love the attention and friendship we give them and its nice to feel like a part of our home. We are a community around here and well if you can't beat them, join them!
It wasn't that long since I was a little kid myself and I spent long afternoons playing outside and we had a similar sense of community as we have around here. When I was a kid, I'd pack a sandwich, a bottle of water and I would go out for the day before returning later on. I seldom stayed indoors on bright sunny days, unless I was grounded. Its only the beginning of the holidays and I hope it stays nice for the kids.
I've not been well myself recently but I can honestly say that these things don't last forever. Maybe its been the dry weather or the fact that I can't seem to get off the endless "treadmill" that chest infections seem to cause. I'll win eventually, but right now it elludes me. Maybe I could do with a holiday so I may arrange to stay with my beloved Jace for a couple of days quality time.
When I'm with him, I feel strong and confident. I don't feel scared or sad. I just know that I can trust him and his gentle good nature. I've told him things that I never told another soul and he kissed me, told me that no matter what, he loves me and I love him. I never thought love was this easy and I haven't felt this special and happy for a long time.
Things at home are lovely. I love our little place, and the life we live with our lovely little animals. The rabbit has settled herself in and she's a little wonder, I'm glad to have taken her in, from her little twitchy nose to her fluffy white tail, she's cute and funny (still likes to sit on my head, lick my ears then moan at me!), a typical Dutch Rabbit through and through!