Ahhhhh the sweet sound of rain is trickling down around me and I feel somewhat peaceful today. While others get the blues from the rain, I look forward to the beginning of fall and that first wonderful rainfall.
I can't tell you what it is that does it to me, but I get this sense of hunkering down and stockpiling for the winter. Which is odd as by all accounts I am the version of an Undomestic Goddess and am not your typical girl, never have been, most likely never will be. I am unconventional by nature, and for me, I prefer it that way. I have guarded my wings all my life as I would die if they were clipped. Perhaps, that is the problem I am having with my constant chronic pain issues and coming to terms with it. While the pain has not clipped my wings, it has significantly bruised them in more ways than one. And so I am one who really appreciates the freedom of coming and going.
But the rain, oh the sweet rain, it gives me this sense of doing. It's hard to describe but it is this feeling of warm cozy fires, blankets and good books, fresh cookies out of the oven, watching movies by candlelight, bubble baths and snuggling on the couch.
And crazily enough, this time of year changes me from an Undomestic Goddess to the Queen of Domestication, a nester, a gatherer and a homebody. And funnily enough, I love it. What's more, is even though my nesting instincts are kicking in, the rain still makes me feel free.
My friend Dawn wrote earlier this week in her fb status line: “Anyone who says sunshine brings happiness has never danced in the rain”. That's how I feel about today, to just let go and dance in the rain, but alas, the domestication is calling me loudly, something about cookies and chocolate chips. And so, perhaps, I think I will let the Domesticated Queen out today to play.
Here's hoping your day brings you all the wonderful pleasures you deserve.
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Happy Monday to you all.
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