Of my own kingdom.
I'm sure you can relate. Are you not king or queen of your home?
Ah, you see where I was going.....
But no, my royal status is not important much these days. What is important?? Peace and quiet!!!
|Yep, that's me!|
Have they not heard the term, Silence is Golden?
During the summer months. the kids are out of school and make much more noise than I am used to when doing what I need to do in a day. It's not like I get a summer vacation from life, so my days are pretty much routine. Anal for some, happiness for me.... anyway.... Then the hubby gets almost three weeks vacation. Ladies, I know you feel me.... I love him even after thirteen years, but day in and day out after three weeks I am going insane! I couldn't wait for him to go back to work! I should feel terrible, but really I don't. A few hours apart a few days a week keeps a marriage happy, not sad.
And I get my silence. Happy wife is a happy life they say, whomever they are....
I live for silence in this busy, noisy, buzz of a city I live in. Half of a million people all doing stuff at once and I live in the heart of it. I live for those moments I get with no music, no tv, no anything in my background. Just the buzz of the outside trying to get in my bubble, and the tick of the clock.
That's when I know I can do some of my favorite things like write poetry, meaningful blog posts, or read. You know how I love to read. I'm the type who gets distracted easy so sound is a no-go when I read. That should be a no-brainer though.
So, how many of you are as anal about quiet time as I am??? I know I am not alone.