When I went looking for November quotes, I found not one, but two that seemed to sum up my feelings about this month in this time of life.
a time to say “no” to people,
places and things that drain
As I’ve mentioned before, we are on a journey of simplifying our lives. Decluttering, getting rid of obligations that we don’t need, and generally just looking for more peace and less stress.
We’ve made room for the people and the things that make us happy and feel alive. We have a dance performance in a little over a week that we’ve been gathering costumes for and practicing like crazy. We have another one at the beginning of December with a completely different routine. It’s a lot, but it’s also fun and we love having time together.
On the other hand, the family member who never responds unless he need/wants something? He wasn’t thrilled that we didn’t drop everything to go see him when he was in town for a wedding and had a little extra time. It would have brought stress and resentment and it just wasn’t worth that.
The second quote?
“November: The last month of autumn, but the beginning of a new adventure; time to take a risk and do the unexpected.”Unknown
This is our other journey. We have been planning our next adventures and are excited about some upcoming trips. We have some home projects that we want to do too and, of course, some new games on the D/s side of our life.
So, that’s the Snake Den. Simplicity, peace, and adventure. It feels like a pretty good vision.