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31 Days to Slow Down & Savour: Day 4 – Savouring Partnership

Today
I
savour
our
partnership.

Like how
you
got the groceries
while I
did the dishes
and how
you
rolled the pastry
while I
placed the lattice
and how
you
changed the diaper
while I
soothed the tantrum
and how
you held the freezer bag
while I
poured the soup.

Life
with
you
is
good.

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31 Days to Slow Down & Savour: Day 3 – Lower Your Expectations

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I’m newly embracing this one.

See, I like a tidy house.

really like a tidy house.

really like a tidy house with clear surfaces. Even better if they have nice, seasonal decorations on them.

That is just not

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31 Days to Slow Down & Savour: Day 2 – Sabbath

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 I’m sure the word “Sabbath” illicits a wide range of reactions. Maybe you think

“But you’re not Jewish!” or

“That sounds boring…” or

“What exactly

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31 Days to Slow Down & Savour: Day 1 – Enjoying the Journey

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To read Day 1, scroll down. I’ll be updating here each day as I add to the series. Enjoy!

Day 2 – Sabbath
Day 3 – Lower Your Expectations
Day 4 – Savouring Partnership
Day 5 – Spit Out the Yucky

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31 Days to Slow Down and Savour

Each year the nester hosts a project called “31 Days” in which she invites people to join her in choosing a topic and writing every day for the month of October.

Cool, eh?

And intimidating?

Yeah.

I almost didn’t do it. ‘Cause, reality is, there’s not a lot of writing going on around here lately. And, I will most likely miss a day,

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