Scrabble

I’m getting addicted to Letter Quest – a solo scrabble game on the PS4. I think it’s giving my brain happy chemicals, which is nice because I definitely don’t get those as much as I need them. My mood was so positive after playing this morning that I made a plan to have an early lunch and then take my laptop to the park.


For lunch I made a bagel, egg & cheese sandwich and then washed up the dishes I’d cooked with. That seems like such a tiny, inconsequential thing but just making myself proper food and cleaning up after myself aren’t always things I accomplish. Add in making even a simple plan and carrying through with it because I’m in a good mood and I’ve got something truly rare.


It’s a beautiful day. There’s some wispy cloud cover but not where the sun is currently positioned. Trees are starting to bloom and leaf out and the grass is a vibrant green. There are geese, ducks, robins, redwing blackbirds and something I think may be loons. One of the robins is sitting in a tiny tree nearby and appears to be keeping an eye on me. There are several people running or jogging circuits around the lake and every now and then a train goes by.


It’s all very pretty and distracting and it’s making it hard for me to focus on continuing my rough draft, but I find I don’t mind that too much. I’m listening to 80s music on my headphones and enjoying how pretty everything is. When my brain has a day like this I feel a little bit of hope that someday I’ll get my life to a place where days like this aren’t rare.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s