Today is my significant others birthday and so it has been eventful to say the least!
He wanted to have Starbucks for breakfast so first things first we grab our laptops and head out for our first destination.
As we ordered our usual, yes we have a usual (we have become what some may refer to as “Starbucks Junkies” don’t judge <3), we found an open sitting area and made our-selves comfortable and got to work.
For some reason or another me and my significant other always find ourselves working or researching something and we never have idle conversations. It is something that I really love about our relationship, because even though we may be sitting there for 2 or 3 hours not saying a word to one another we are happily content to just be there together. Other times we get into conversations so deep and long that I forget we have been together for 5+ years.
So we sat there, doodling, typing and obsessively writing in our personal journals. We research and experiment, calculate and create until we have had our hearts content. Each with our own personal projects.
After realizing not only were we icicles sitting in the Starbucks cafe, but it started to get busy and loud, so we took it as our cue to pack things up and move on. We drove a few miles and made a spontaneous stop at a BestBuy to check out the Ipad 3 since that is something that he has been wanting for a good while. We cannot afford it at this time, but our deal is that once he completes his project I will go out and buy it for him; extra incentive can be motivating and is what some people need to give them that edge they never knew they had in them.
We leave, go home and I start working on my wall mount as he goes back to working on his project with added enthusiasm.
The battery dies on my dremmel so I am forced to put an end to my work and relax and play with my cutie-pie, Miko. She is always there next to me wagging her tail, patiently waiting until I am done with my work so I feel she deserves all the spoiling we have to offer :)
Later we meet up with his family and have big dinner at a hibachi restaurant where I indulge on California rolls and Yaki Soba. Yum!
Days like these are very refreshing. In segments, I mean. First you are relaxing, then working, then playing, then working, then playing, then relaxing, so on and so forth. I get more done in a day than normal and each moment was meaningful and well spent. This is definitely one approach to having a successful day and getting a lot done without becoming stressed or overwhelmed.
Anyhow, I definitely had a bright day and hope you did too :)