Days go by

It feels like just yesterday that a friend and I were lamenting over coffee that we were in the middle of March, and now here I find myself at the end of May. We’re almost halfway through this year, which is a scary thought – Mr Posy and I have still have so much to do over the coming months, and not really a whole lot of time. I can’t believe that Christmas is “only” 7 months away!

When I was a little girl, it felt like time would pass by so slowly – I was always in a hurry for the next event, and I would will the days to speed up. Adults would tell me to stop wishing my life away, that time speeds up as you get older and that one day I’d yearn for my youth. I can vividly remember sitting in the mahogany tree across the street from my house with a friend, discussing how adults were crazy, that it just wasn’t possible for time to “speed up”, and that life would be so much better when we were grown up and we could do as we pleased. Now, there are never enough hours in the day, and I wish time would just slow down.

Tomorrow, Mr Posy and I are jetting off down to Sydney for a little break. We’ll be heading about five hours out of Sydney first up for my Pop’s 80th birthday – I’m looking forward to spending time with all my extended family. I saw them all in January for my Nan and Pop’s 50th wedding anniversary, and the feeling of being in a room full of people that look like you and love you unconditionally… I can’t explain it. Living in PosyTown, so far away from my extended family, means that I’ve only spent a little time with my grandparents and aunts and uncles and little cousins over the years, so when I do get to spend time with them, I cherish every second.

After a weekend with my family, we’re heading back to Sydney for a few days, where I am looking forward to catching up with good friends, shopping, and checking out this year’s Vivid Sydney light festival. We were down at the same time last year, so it will be interesting to see what’s in store for us this year.

I have been keeping a keen eye on the weather forecast, and I am looking forward to pulling out my coats and scarves and boots and stockings. What I’m not looking forward to is the niggling worry in the back of my mind about work – I know that my staff are well able to handle any issues that might arise, but it doesn’t make me any less anxious about leaving them. I am also slightly rattled that when I return, it will be June. JUNE!

8 Comments
  • Gary
    May 30, 2012

    I hope you have a good time. I’m in Sydney tomorrow until Saturday night. 🙂

    • miss posy
      June 6, 2012

      I am having the best time! I really enjoyed my day in our nation’s capital also 😉

  • Little Miss Moi
    May 30, 2012

    I’m jelly. I want to go to Sydney too. Althought the traffic is horrible.

    Hey you’re lamenting that it’s ‘only’ seven months til Christmas… think about this – 3 months and 4 days til Sprog’s FOURTH birthday!! and 3 months and 17 days until Harrie TURNS ONE. OMG. I CAN’T STOP TYPING IN CAPS 😛

    Enjoy Sydney. Must reinstate coffee when you return. It’s been a couple of weeks! xx

    • miss posy
      June 6, 2012

      I can’t believe that Sprog is turning 4 soon.. She was just a teeny tiny 1yr old when I first met her! And Harrie, jeez. It feels like just yesterday she was that teeny newborn snuggled up in a yellow singlet on your chest.

  • Donna
    May 30, 2012

    I hear you. How on earth has half the year passed by already?!

    • miss posy
      June 6, 2012

      Woah, DC. We haven’t quite passed the halfway mark – don’t totally freak me out 😛

  • Miss Directions
    May 30, 2012

    Wow. Way to make me feel like I’m running out of time! I swear January has only just been…

    • miss posy
      June 6, 2012

      I know! I feel like my birthday (which was in January) was just yesterday! Yikes.

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