Friday, 22 November 2013

It's Friday: let's Celebrate the Small Things

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-vw4MJeIE2A4/UPGh43LM5lI/AAAAAAAAAIM/Hc-KqaHupik/s1600/vik+-+small+things+2.jpg Time to bloghop with VikLit and Celebrate the Small Things. It's been a good week, high on achievement workwise, but with quite a bit of socialising thrown in for good measure. On Monday I caught up with an old friend who has turned a corner with a health issue and seems to be on the way up. Tuesday's choir rehearsal went well. I think we've finally mastered the tricky Benedictus. Excellent yoga class on Wednesday evening, even though the school was cold. We worked our way towards the Turtle (kurmasana). Tricky to get into; even trickier to get out of. Have a look here. Last night I went to a Fairy Tale Writing Masterclass, which was really interesting. I'll do a more detailed post on this in due course. Today, I've had a good day, too, with lots of work done.

Highlight, though, has got to be yesterday morning, when the doorbell rang. There on the step was a delivery man with a huge bunch of flowers. Normally when this happens, he asks me to take them in on behalf of a neighbour. But no: they were actually for me! It crossed my mind that perhaps my husband or one of my sons had done something I had yet to find out about and was getting his apology bouquet in first. The accompanying card revealed, though, that they were from a grateful client. Isn't that nice?

Hope you all have something to celebrate.

10 comments:

  1. I am in a choir too, Julia - don't you just love it! Is Benedictus Karl Jenkins? Our choir did Adiemus, one of my favourite pieces by him.

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    1. This is a standalone Benedictus that has been specially written for us. It's been really tricky to learn, but worth the effort. We are performing it next Saturday, and the composer (who is the choir's president) will be in the audience. No pressure, then! Last year we performed The Armed Man, which went down really well. I quite fancy tackling Adiemus, but Jenkins isn't universally liked in our ranks.

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  2. What a wonderful surprise to receive a gorgeous bouquet. Sounds like a good week all round. No yoga class for me for a little while as teacher has just had a lovely little baby.

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    1. I hope you're stil practising at home, though. :)

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  3. Aw! I love it when people give me flowers--even if I have to keep them out on the porch so I don't have an allergic reaction. It's the thought that counts, right?

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    1. Definitely, Crystal. Thanks for stopping by.

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  4. I can't remember the last time I got flowers delivered. That would be something to celebrate.

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    1. Oh, Rhonda, that's sound so sad! Thanks for stopping by.

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  5. Well congratulations on the flowers, that's LOVELY to receive those. And thank you for the book, safely arrived ;)

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    1. Let me know what you think of it.

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