No Rest for the Lazy


Blogging today, I’m drawing a blank. A big, empty yawning blank. It probably doesn’t help that this day started out with bright, lovely sunshine, which slowly was taken over by clouds. Now it’s a kind of nondescript gray, not as though it’s going to rain, just as though the sky is grumpy.

I could really use some caffeine, if I was still into caffeine.

Yesterday, as it was, too much tea made me a jittery mess, and I’d rather not repeat that error. My brain and I seem to be at odds right now, as I want to get on with it, and my brain wants to lollygag. Not even lollygag, but something requiring even less effort.

Lazy brain.

The drilling was back, at least for a while this morning, and I’d forgotten what it was like, that vibrating noise you can’t quite ignore. I needed a quick run to the store, and it’s quiet now, though it might only be the lull between floors. Or maybe those clouds do mean rain, and they’ve taken themselves off of their convenient lightning conductors. Though I’ve seen them stay stalwartly clinging to the side of the building in worse.

If I could do absolutely anything I wanted with the day, I would marathon a great show, one episode into the other, the day bleeding away chunk by chunk, until the light shifted outside the window and suddenly it wasn’t day anymore.

That sounds like streaming heaven, doesn’t it? I’ve got food, I’ve got snacks. I’ve got work to do, I’ve got cleaning. Life is tough when you’re lazy.

Oh well, not every day can be a tribute to indulgence. I need to be stricter with myself. OK, self, get on with it.

See? I’m getting going already. And look at that. It’s a blog post. Watch out to-dos, I think I’m gathering steam.

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All I Want Is to Be Lazy


Do you ever have one of those days when all you want is to sit on the couch, a marathon of shows or movies ahead of you, knowing that the only place you need to go is the kitchen?

Yeah, well, today is not one of those days. I kind of wish it were, though.

But it’s not.

Instead, it’s got a to-do list that gets longer every time I scratch something off of it. I’m not an expert in to-do lists, but I thought that they were supposed to get shorter the more you do. Not at this rate.

Nope, the soonest I can have a lazy day is Sunday, though when you think about it, Sunday’s really the prototype for days like that. What I wouldn’t give for another “House of Cards” run of episode after episode, but I did that already, and Orange is the New Black doesn’t come back until June. Everything else is miserly, giving us one measly episode at a time.

I need a new series on Netflix, that’s what I need. I’m open to suggestions.

Oh wait, right. My to-do list. Still, if you have any ideas…you know. In case.