I'm enjoying a getaway from my neat little granny flat and living it up at The Ramada Zen Hotel in Darwin. I checked in yesterday, and sat on the lounge. Yes! A lounge. It's the first time in nine weeks that I have had the joy of sitting, and reclining on this much taken for granted piece of furniture.
I hired a car for the weekend for convenience sake, and to have a
The reason for the hotel and the car? The arrival of a special guest, and when I picked her up at the airport, we hugged. As you know I've been suffering from HDS (Hug Deprivation Syndrome), so the first hug for ten weeks - exactly ten weeks in fact since we parted at Sydney airport - was immeasurably wonderful. We've had many more since then, and there are many more to come before I have to say good-bye once again.
Today, I'm thankful for lounges, cars and hugs.
You have a SUPER excuse for a short post, the best excuse ever! I'm delighted to hear that you and your sweetheart are enjoying a getaway weekend. And yay for a respite from your HDS! :)ReplyDelete
Thanks Lexa. Funnily enough it didn't end up being very short at all...about the same length as every other one. I always have to restrain myself from writing too much. The weekend is gone and it feels like a dream.Delete
Looks like you were living it up--good for you!ReplyDelete
Thanks Tonja. It was a very short, but thoroughly enjoyable break from routine. Just 8 weeks until I fly home for Christmas to see all my people. I think I can...I think I can...Delete