Sunday, September 22, 2013
Sunday Garden Clean Up
This is my day off so I am using it to clear the kitchen counters and fridge of garden produce. To save it from the compost bucket. I washed and halved these tomatoes and added salt, pepper and olive oil. Roasted for a total of one hour at 400 degrees. I'll either make them into a sauce or freeze them in a freezer bag for later.
I also shredded all the zucchini (four) that I have right now--not imagining any more on the way. I have a low carb casserole that I made once last spring, which was very tasty. So I'll make it again. And this time follow the recipe. I didn't the first time.
G found the booklet for my phone.
I also lost my temper with him and yelled quite a bit. He uses my camera and my computer. (he has his own, wanting a "new" iPad which I am not interested in using-- and have never asked to use) He doesn't ask. But he also never puts anything back the way he found it. I am not computer savvy. I was trying to download the picture at the top and I kept getting HIS picture files and not mine. Even he couldn't get it to go away. I delete all pictures from my camera-there is nothing stored on it. And my camera kept shutting off. Anyway--I was very upset.
I like my things to be the way I want them. They are mine. I paid for them.
I think, psychologically, that I work and earn my own money (now) because I want the things I buy (and use) to be "mine". Not things he bought. For me.
I am sure there are deep issues here which I could look into with a therapist. If I wanted to. I don't. But the anger management should be looked into and controlled better. Lots of the time it's just frustration. I couldn't fix what had happened to the computer and that is terribly frustrating. A loss of control over the very small amount of things I actually do have control of. Or think I have control over.
Tomorrow I embark on a journey that is very scary for me. Involving driving the car farther than I am comfortable driving, looking for parking in a very crowded area where I think cars get towed away, and spending the day with strangers. A trifecta of things I don't enjoy. There is the great possibility of tomorrow being a very good day or a very bad day. I just have to move forward. I want it to be good.
If G was at all perceptive, and he is not with me, he would have known (after 45 years) this wasn't going to be a good day. Which is why I am trying to occupy myself with shredding zucchini, baking tomatoes, folding laundry, washing clothes, mending the knee of his gardening pants etc. These are things I can control.
Posted by Joanne S at 9/22/2013 02:30:00 PM
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Thank you for sharing the link to the 10x10Brunswick. What a great idea, I loved looking at all the art work and I really liked the two that you did.
I hope you have a "good" day tomorrow!
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