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Two Writing Teachers
Sundays are for staying in pajamas until noon, reading every page of two newspapers, making a big breakfast for my family, and avoiding my school bag until late in the day.
Saturdays feel like another working day for me. I start the day with a quick inventory of the refrigerator. Do I need to shop? My mind empties on to a piece of notebook paper, creating a lengthy to-do list of chores and errands I haven't been able to accomplish during the week(s).
Guilt and confusion creeps into my mind... shouldn't I dust the china cabinet? We really need to clean the windows in the family room. It's supposed to rain, so I should check the downspouts.
Saturdays are not the best day with someone with prioritizing issues (like me!). Most Saturdays I get LOTS done (stay out of my way - I might knock you over with a laundry basket), but some Saturdays I spend spinning. Unable to decide what needs my attention first.
I'm happy to say that I've crossed 3 items off my to-do list already, and it's only 10:00 a.m.! Maybe today will be different. Maybe today I'll let myself do one thing at a time before I'll move to the next task. Maybe today I'll give myself a chance to wander through the bookstore, take a few more minutes on the computer, forget that we lose an hour tonight (!), and have another cup of coffee.
I'll just pretend it's Sunday!