If you haven’t read Adam’s post avoid Making and Breaking in the times of Covid, please do. http://adam.nz/2020/making-and-breaking/
“Instead of blinking in astonishment at the unlikely and beautiful thing we just collectively Made, they are trying to tear it down. ... Instead of telling us about their vision for all the wonderful things we can Make, they are lying and manipulating facts.
And we, the punters at home, are going along with this in soul-crushing numbers.”
I mean, BBQ sauce is never going to be the most beautiful thing to photograph, but today I’m making a big batch of my fave (https://smittenkitchen.com/2006/08/homemade-barbecue-sauce/ — it will offend many BBQ purists but it is DELICIOUS) and the house smells amazing and afterward I’ll make pulled chicken with it. Mmmmm.
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It surprises me how Covid lockdown stuff has suddenly made my household go all heteronormative gender roles. Suddenly I’m running the household, planning meals, mostly cooking, shopping when online etc, while The Mister does in person shopping and works. I’m not complaining really, but it’s fascinating what an abrupt shift it was for us once planning (rather than ’i dunno we’ll figure it out on the day’) was required.
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I just folded the 3 loads of laundry that I did in a motivated moment the day before yesterday, so I’m taking the win.
Ok pocket pals. My motivation is wildly unpredictable atm. Some days are fine and other days I get fuck all done. My two usual tricks of “just do it for 10 minutes” and To Do Lists are not working. What other tricks you got? Or should I just roll with it and write it off to kinda weird high stress world times?
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