"There is no single stroke that is going to transform water into wine,
or straw into silk."
Obviously a man in desperate need of some motivation. I can relate. I've been hitting a brick wall when it comes to transforming my thought process and motivation out of Thanksgiving and towards Christmas. Bah humbug. Definitely a case of post-Turkey let down. Take two aspirin and get lost in Pinterest decor ideas wasn't working. I've been staring at the pile of plastic bins filled with Christmas decor strewn about my basement floor, overwhelmed as to where to start. Seriously lacking the motivation to just dive in to get this party started. "Just do it"? Ha, I have a different suggestion. Not sure WHAT was going to get me out of my funk. Maybe this would be the year I go the "less is more" route with holiday decor. After all, my Things and Better-Half have NEVER experienced that from moi. Now THAT would be a transformation. They might not even know who I was.
But sometimes if one is lucky, a single unexpected gift can transform the impossible into reality. So yes Coleman Young, straw into silk with a single stroke of good fortune. As far as "water into wine"...well, I visited the State Store last week so I don't need any help in that department.
The alarm went off this morning and I stumbled into the bathroom to wash my face. As I looked blurry- eyed out the window ('cause I forgot to bring along my glasses) I THINK I saw a whole bunch of white out there. Obviously I need to watch the Weather Channel more. But I refuse to do that because I equate incessant Weather Channel monitoring and daily updates on the price of gasoline akin to being a card holding member of Geezer-dom. Plus, it's just nice to be surprised on occasion.
And sometimes just a possibility, a thought, a single stroke, or even a snowflake can transform us. So sorry Things and the Better Half, you will not get to experience a "less is more" Christmas this year. I'm now in the mood to transform it, decorate it, let it become....falalalala. And I can thank a blurry-eyed look out my bathroom window.