Unmeasurable [at Deeper Story]

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAHey friends! I’m over at Deeper Story today writing about goals, perfectionism and all that is unmeasurable. I hope you’ll hop join me there.

Here’s the first bit:

It’s not even one week into the brand new year, and already there are piles of clean, unfolded laundry all over the bedroom floor.

You have to wear socks in the kitchen right now because I haven’t mopped in a while, and it’s too grimy for bare feet. New and old toys are everywhere; the downstairs office is so full bins and loose papers and empty Amazon boxes that you can barely open the door.

I have a pile of books that I want to read, need to read, will be better for reading, but they remain uncracked on my nightstand. Instead, I’ve been watching episodes of The Walking Dead on Netflix with my husband while the dryer rolls in the background.

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  • http://thereisnosuchthingasagodforsakentown.blogspot.com Ruth

    This is perfect. Thank you.

    • Addie Zierman

      Thanks so much Ruth.

  • Donna

    I laughed at the line about hanging sheets on the line, writing in the sun and stopping to turn cartwheels with your children – I can so relate to that! I remember the visions I used to have of how life would be in the house we moved into 6yrs ago – they involved children happily (and tidily) playing, soup simmering on the fire and everything clean and tidy… I think there was also a glass of red wine sitting on the kitchen bench. As I said, we’ve been here 6yrs, that vision has not yet materialised, and I’ve given up on it ever happening. But you were so right – it’s the feeling that we’re after. The feeling of accomplishment and balance and contentment. And sometimes, just sometimes, I do feel that.

    • Addie Zierman

      My favorite is the glass of red wine sitting on the bench. I give it 3.4 seconds before someone runs by and spills it all over. :) Glad I’m not the only one with picturesque visions that never quite pan out!