Frightfully Awful Friday

I was at work today, but I may as well not have been. I woke up to news from Charlie that the ship on which he works has been exposed to COVID-19. Isolation and quarantine are imminent. I am sad, anxious, and unable to concentrate. He was so close to returning home (albeit it to self-isolation here).  

I can only hope that he isn’t infected and that once the mandatory quarantine has passed, the airlines will have resumed their international and regional flights that he can get home.

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Love at First Sight

I fell in love.

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At first sight.  This past Sunday night.  Yes, the evening before last.  I couldn’t resist.  Problem is, I don’t know what to do now because it’s way longer than I originally expected.

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I had you there, didn’t I?! 😀

But I did fall in love with this bookshelf when I saw it advertised online and using some money I got from Tina and her partner for Christmas, I bought it.  It needs a little TLC (hell, aren’t we all?) and I know I want to turn it into something amazing; I just don’t quite know what yet.  The right side of my brain is firing on all cylinders, but the Voices in my Head are arguing as to what I should do – paint, wallpaper, collage… So, watch this space ’cause This Misfit is going to get her hands dirty.  Now, where’s my toolbelt?