Empty Space

Today I am grateful for all this empty space around us. This gorgeous cottage has cows for neighbours and open fields, and the closest town is still another 10mins down the highway. The air is fresh and the skies are enormous and filled with stars and inky nighttime.

All this space around helps me get perspective inside my head and makes my thoughts so much easier to hear. It’s like there’s finally no static when I’m tuning into my own radio station. Suddenly life is less complex. Time slows down and I am mindful in the present.

Simple things, like taking a bath, become bliss.


My Life

Today I am grateful I’m living *my* life and not anyone else’s because I’m actually grateful to be me. Instead of wishing I was somewhere else, today I am exactly where I want to be.

I’m in a beautiful French Provincial stone cottage tonight with a fire roaring in the hearth that my girlfriend built. Most importantly, that girl is the love I’ve waited my whole life for. She’s the one I cried for when I was alone and the one I craved when I was not, and now we have each other my reality feels somewhat surreal. Beautifully daydreamilly surreal. And as the rain beats on the tin roof and the red wine warms my belly I can’t help but think that there’s nowhere else I’d rather be.

And if that’s not enough ill get to wake up in her arms tomorrow too.


PS. She told me she’d marry me tonight!


On Holiday

Today I am grateful that it’s only one more sleep until I’m on holiday. Not a big holiday, just a mini-break for a few days at a cottage by the coast.

Just me and my gal, an open fireplace and a nice bottle of red wine.



Online Shopping

Today I am super grateful for online shopping because tonight I did all of my grocery shopping in my pj’s, and the whole time I was sitting in bed with my cat on my lap and my girl by my side.

If it weren’t for the online supermarket I would’ve had to go to an actual supermarket before work tomorrow. Ewwww!!! Especially since it was only 4 degrees Celsius this morning!! Who wants to get out of bed early for that??? NOT ME, that’s for sure!!

So, all going well, the delivery guy will be delivering all my groceries right onto my kitchen bench in two days; right in time before we go away for the weekend.

Yay! 3 days in a cottage on the coast with the love of my life. I’m so excited!!
Just me and my girl.

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Holiday Plans

Today I am grateful for my holiday plans. I’ve hit that mid week slump when I start feeling like a mouse in a mouse wheel, but having a mid-winter getaway planned is helping me push through it.

My girlfriend and I have booked a cottage for a couple of nights. It’s an old limestone cottage with an open fireplace and a seaside town not far away. I can’t wait to curl up in the sofa with her. I want to sleep late in the mornings and make her breakfast in bed.