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Time I woke up: I got up with the cat all over me at 5:20 after 6 hours sleep. Once I awake, or am awoken, after 6 hours, there is very little chance of going back to sleep. This was the cat's second visit, but I managed to get back to sleep after her 4:20 pestering. I keep going pretty well during the day if I can get 6 hours plus a 10 minute afternoon nap. If I get only 5 hours for a few days, particularly if I also miss my little naps, I can get very tired and a bit grouchy.
First thing I did upon waking: The very first thing was to start the coffee. I then washed my face and hands, also doing a hot compress for my eyes. After that, I put on my socks and sweater. I may have done that before washing. I sometimes do and can't remember the exact order this morning. Those three things are almost done concurrently, so I am including them all.
I feel compelled to also mention the very next thing, which was to sit at the computer and hand-feed her highness. This ritual is why she gets me up in the first place. Yes, we do this. She then goes off for a nap and leaves me up all bleary-eyed.
Today's weather: Although it is not quite as cold as some days, it is still cold at -22C/-8F. I was feeling the cold more than usual, so instead of taking off my thin nighttime hoodie and putting on my thick daytime hoodie, I put the thick one over the thin one. I even took a selfie (or three) for other reasons, not even knowing that I was going to use it for this post.
|Can you see how impressed I am with the temperature?|
Last thing I read (not on the Internet): The Heron's Cry, Ann Cleeve (audible version). I quite enjoyed it and look forward to it being adapted into a series, as was The Long Call.
Last thing I read (on the Internet): Reports and analyses of the hockey game last night and various tweets about the truckers' protest (Canada) and the Australian Open. (My fave, Nadal won after being down 0-2. Too bad I couldn't watch it.)
Last text I received: Sue was asking me about subscribing to a new streaming platform.
Last text I sent: I replied to the above, wondering where the heck I could stream Unforgotten, series 4, which is a big favourite series of ours. It Later turned out that Unforgotten isn't on that stream. So where is it?
Last website I visited: Aside from Blogger, I did look up a french toast recipe from allrecipes.com. I don't feel like making it this morning, though. Cereal, it will be.
Last show I watched: We are watching Vincent on Prime. The best recent series was The Missing, series 2, on Prime. Tonight we will watch Vera, series 11, episode 6 (sadly the final episode for now).
Last thing I said: I agreed that we should look into that streaming service.
Last thing I ate: I had some potato chips last night while watching the hockey game. I shouldn't have because they resulted in some nighttime sweats. This can happen, and I know it, but I sometimes take a chance anyway because it doesn't always happen. I've been up for more than 4 hours, so I should go down for cereal soon. I am not exactly hankering for it, though.
What I was doing an hour ago: Sitting in my chair under a toasty, electric blanket and catching up on social media, including my Flickr posts and also those of friends. That was all on my iPad while I was also procrastinating about taking the cat downstairs for her breakfast, which I did soon after.
Current whereabouts of the other members of the household: Sue is doing her thing on her computer that is set up in a little corner of the bedroom. She may be in the midst of posting a photo to her 365 group.
One thing I crossed off my to-do list today: It's a little early to accomplish much, but I did take a last look at today's blog post, about the convoy, before posting it. I am writing this one on Sunday for tomorrow, Monday. I am usually a day ahead and often several. I almost always write in the morning. Writing a blog post is an accomplishment after all.