I hit a wall.
Some attributed it to Mercury Retrograde. Some attributed it to Dön Season. Some wanted me to consider it to be February ‘blues’ or SAD. Some to my position as mama to four active teenagers with little to no breaks, ever.
I am of the belief it was all that and more.
The solution? Take a pause.
Last year I took my daughter to Bahamas – Atlantis – for Reading Week. It was awful. Too big. Too loud. Too expensive. Too much.
An introvert going on holiday with an extrovert can be a challenge. Though, this introvert managed to convince the extrovert to take four days and head to a quieter place: Turks & Caicos.
I’ve been hearing about it as a destination for years and the whole vibe appealed to me.
Aaaaaah. We’ve arrived. The sand is like cake flour. Bliss.
It is so fun to watch kids at the beach. Memories of lives past.
Dinner and sunset. Probably the best risotto I’ve ever had in my life. Delish!
Sweet dreams are made of this. Three days of sun and sand will have to last us through June!
The flowers were fabulous and bright. The whole property was so beautifully maintained.
We had such a lovely time. I’ll take all the time I can get with my kids as long as they want me around. Imagine, a nineteen year old young woman on a holiday with her old mum and enjoying herself! It happened. I’m delighted!
We were there for four days. It was perfect.
And then I got home. To this:
The pause was perfect.