Out there in the Real World, swine flu is out of control and people are starting to whisper the P-word; the GFC is tightening its stranglehold on world economies; unemployment is rising. It's all doom and gloom.
Here at Chez Betty it's not much better. I'm behind with my fabulous 'Chuck 10 Daily' routine. Must remember that a great idea is only great in reality if you put it into practice.
Work: sucks. The Public Service is not for me, but you know, with a mortgage and all... Jobs don't grow on trees, particularly in the current economic climate.
Finances: marginally improved now that Boomerang Boy has moved home.
House: needs some new fences, repairs to the back deck, a new kitchen floor, decent heating. The roof is sagging, the guttering leaks, the oven blew up and the tree out the front is sick. I'm still drowning in clutter.
Funds to fix any of it: a big fat ZERO.
Love life: what?
Oh poop... I'm feeling flatter than roadkill in peak hour.
I think I'll just go back to bed. Sheesh - must be the grey skies of the last few days, coz it looks like I have the winter blues - and it's not even winter yet! I managed to get the flannie sheets and woollen doona on the bed in the nick of time – will stick my head under the doona and wait for things to improve. Some days it's just not worth getting out of bed and surveying the disasters around you.
But wait! I'm having coffee with “the goilz” in town later. I'd better dig out my winter jacketfrom the disaster area that is the spare room. It's cold – and as windy as hell out there. And on the way home I think I'd better buy some chocolate. It's hot chocolate weather and there's a motoGP race this arv.
Now that's definitely worth getting out of bed for! Rossi's on pole and Stoner's starting from second. Chris Vermeulen's in the second row, and if Motegi stays wet he's likely to have a good ride. Capirossi's bike must've been fixed since the Qatar GP, coz he's starting from the second row too. Go, Suzukis! Fingers crossed for an exciting race. Would love to see a Stoner-Vermeulen 1-2.
Yesssss! A glimmer of hope in a gloomy landscape. I'll worry about swine flu some other time.