Sunday, May 30, 2010

Time and The Hour

It is Sunday again. This past week was not my finest. Although I still managed to get some work done, the heat wave and our broken air conditioner got to me by Thursday. From that point on...I was too hot to create or think straight. Air conditioning is not a luxury for me. It is a necessity!
But today is a new day. The heat wave continues but our new air conditioner was installed yesterday afternoon. At some point last night the house returned to an optimal temperature. I feel like a million dollars today. Even though I feel like I lost a lot of time last week, I am celebrating the cool air by staying indoors today. No projects. Just fun.
I have pulled out this very old necklace I received from a family friend when I was a child. It came from India. I have not worn it in 30+ years. I think I will finally restring it and see if I can add a little extra too it.
Enjoy your Sunday where ever you are. I hope you are cool and comfortable!

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