TGIF: Mother Nature Doesn't care About my plans

Two weeks ago, I wrote about taking today off and doing a last hurrah to summer. It was going to filled with the beach, paddle boarding, walking around downtown to view the sculpture garden. I woke up today with a forecast of rain. Rain, rain, thunder storms, and more rain.  Mother Nature just doesn't care about my plans at all.

So instead, I stayed up way too late last night watching Teen Wolf season 7 on Amazon (I can't believe I spent $17.99 buy the season). This morning, I slept in and then met a friend for breakfast. We finally left when we realized it was lunch time. Now, I'm typing this at my dining room table at 2:30 in the afternoon. Enjoying one of the only times that I have a house to myself (if you don't count the sleeping dogs). 

Not exactly how I pictured the day. But it still works. 

 

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Jacki Hayes is a reader, writer, and artist in Des Moines, IA. She loves Marvel movies, hiking with her dogs, and reading young adult fantasy novels. In her spare time, you can find her lifting heavy things or taking aerial hoop lessons.


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