There was always a saying in our house: While you’re resting for supper be sweeping the yard. Essentially, don’t waste time.
It has stuck with me and I often think of it when I am waiting for something or somebody and feel that I should be doing something useful.
I heard of a woman a while ago who installed a piano in her hallway and practiced musical pieces while hanging around waiting.
The two things that are key for me are deadheading flowers in the garden or doing Spanish on my phone App.
I especially love deadheading as it’s outdoors and really gives me a sense of giving hope to plants.
The Spanish is going very nicely but I feel now that I need to find somewhere to put it into action in a real Spanish speaking place. So that sends me into reveries about the vast areas of the world where Spanish is spoken.
No doubt most people have a few ‘while you’re resting for supper’ activities. What are yours?