Saturday, September 25, 2010

A lot nothing today

There was much on my to-do list and I did almost none of it. The only thing I did do was play at church at the 5:00 mass. I slept in and just stayed in bed this morning. I eventually got up and had some breakfast. I did stuff on the computer. Goofed off basically. I heated up yet more chili for dinner and had frito pie. I watched the movie Up in the Air tonight. I had never seen it. It was kind of sad. But it was entertaining and I enjoyed it. I know lots of people don’t like to travel, but I actually don’t mind it. I like getting away from where I am and going someplace else for a little while. I think it would certainly get old to travel too much though. But I guess if you don’t have anything tying you down, it wouldn’t matter so much.

I’m feeling a little lonely today. I usually have so much to do that it doesn’t bother me most of the time, but I had a thought that when I actually do become a librarian and I have no more grad school, no papers to grade, no lessons to plan, and I have evenings back to myself, what am I going to fill it with? What am I going to do? Will I still be doing it all alone? I should revel in my independence and sometimes I do. I look forward to my weekends when my roommate is gone – though even when she’s here, I hardly know it. I just long for a companion, I guess. Ah well, no use complaining about it, I guess.

I did have a thought tonight though. I have some pajamas that I never wear. I’m not talking about skimpy lingerie or anything, but it is a set of silky pink pajamas that are rather pretty and I’ve dubbed them as being “special.” Back in my more promiscuous days, I wore them for company so to speak. Tonight when I was getting ready to change into my typical old long pants and t-shirt, I wondered why I never wore the special pajamas any more. After all, it has been a great many years since I’ve had a guest over. Why should I deprive myself of wearing something pretty just because nobody is here to appreciate it? So I put my pretty, pink, silky pajamas on tonight. I figure I might as well get some use out of them and quit keeping them in the bottom of the drawer.

Guess I’ll go to bed so I can do a bunch of grading and cleaning tomorrow. At least I look pretty in my pjs.


Leann said...

I love nice pj's. I wear them for myself rather than anyone else. It makes me feel good. Hope yours do as well.

Diana said...

ABSOLUTELY wear your pretty pink pajamas for you! You deserve to feel pretty. Be good to yourself.

Anonymous said...

As Diana put it: You deserve to feel pretty.

Patti said...

Sometimes I do the same thing when my husband's away (he travels a lot). Have to remember that I still can have fun and look nice - I don't have to wait at home in sweats until he's back! :)

Patti said...

But ... we do both say that when one of us is away, it feels like the house has no soul ... Companionship is an awfully nice thing, even when you're in different rooms of the same house.