Today's photo. I hid in the bushes (actually, a table in the shade) while my son rode in the round pen. I'd already had a great ride in the indoor arena. I'm becoming more confident and relaxed all the time. I'm having fun again And, Daniel is out of the hospital and back in his stall. Sooo happy to see the big guy! I gave him a kiss on the nose.
Yesterday we had my son's birthday party. Bowling. Then I took the kids to get pedicures. After, some friends unexpectedly (but delightfully!) Stopped by to visit. They even brought take-out.
This weekend was busy with the mundane happenings of the life I've created. Though I suppose for most people, riding horses and giving them baths (Phoebe got one too) on a hot summer day isn't mundane....but it's what I'm used to.
I look forward to getting used to other things. Like travel, and how to invest millions wisely.
My co-workers were at work today. There's a project we need to complete by October. My boss didn't authorize the overtime...not that I pushed too hard. I try really hard not to work on weekends. I need that time off to recharge.
I offered to work late every night this week, as the kids will be out of town starting Tuesday night. In fact, the accountant wanted the same thing. But it appears the rest all prefer to work on a weekend and have a shorter day. (The accountant didn't go today either.) Oh well. I offered. My conscience is clear. Now I don't have to work extra hours.
Forty is plenty. Too much in fact. But for now, this is a good place for me to be. At least it gets me out of the house amd engaged with the world every day. There alone would be the benefit of this job.
Even so, I need one more day to my weekend. Two is just not enough.